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Profiles in Justice: Assistant District Attorney Katherine Ernst

Assistant District Attorney Katherine Ernst’s journey to becoming a prosecutor in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Federal Habeus Unit earlier this year started with a rather unlikely subject: Horses. “The actual reason I decided to go to law school was that my father was a lawyer,...

DAO CARES Newsletter – March 2022

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Crisis Assistance, Response, & Engagement for Survivors (CARES) Unit, which provides trauma-informed support to co-victims of homicide, has launched a brand new newsletter. Meet the peer crisis responder team, learn more about their work, and...

For the Commonwealth: Assistant District Attorney Katherine Wood

For the Commonwealth highlights the important work our prosecutors are doing to help secure justice in specific cases brought by the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. Assistant District Attorney Katherine Wood of our Homicide and Non-Fatal Shooting Unit helped secure justice recently in a...

DATA Snapshot: Incidents, Arrests, and Charges — January 2022

The chart below generated by the District Attorney’s Transparency Analytics (DATA) Lab highlights the number of incidents reported by the public to the Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) from May 1 to October 31, 2021. The graph then breaks down the number of incidents with arrests made by PPD...

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