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Tag: Criminal Justice System

For the Commonwealth: Assistant District Attorney Tito Valdes

Thanks to Assistant District Attorney Tito Valdes of our Family Violence and Sexual Assault Unit for helping secure justice in late September in a case involving a defendant who repeatedly sent sexually-explicit text messages to his 15-year-old stepdaughter from June to July of 2020 in which he...

For the Commonwealth: Assistant District Attorney Asheeka Desai

Assistant District Attorney Asheeka Desai of our Family Violence and Sexual Assault Unit helped secure justice for a now-teenage girl who was repeatedly raped and sexually abused when she was between the ages of eight and twelve years old. The defendant was found guilty of Rape of a Child, Unlawful...

For the Commonwealth: Assistant District Attorney Sanhita Sen

  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 Sanhita Sen of our Special Investigations Unit (SIU) helped secure justice recently in a...

DATA Snapshot: Incidents, Arrests, and Charges — November 2021

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 March 1 to August 31, 2021. The graph then breaks down the number of incidents with arrests made by PPD...

For the Commonwealth: Assistant District Attorney Maggie McDermott

  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 Maggie McDermott of our Family Violence and Sexual Assault Unit helped secure justice in...

For the Commonwealth: Assistant District Attorney Sarah Gordon

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 Sarah Gordon of our Gun Violence Task Force (GVTF) helped secure justice in a case involving a...