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PA District Attorneys Recommend Independent Investigations of Officer Involved Shootings PDAA Issues First in the Nation Best Practices Guidelines for Police Shootings

HARRISBURG, PA -- The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association (PDAA) today recommended that officer-involved shootings should be investigated by an independent agency and that the local District Attorney should provide the public with a written report following the completion of the investigation. The recommendations are part of 16 guidelines established by association’s Best Practices Committee dealing with processing, investigating and communicating

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Officer Involved Shooting Guidelines to be Released by Pennsylvania District Attorneys

HARRISBURG, PA -- The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association (PDAA) tomorrow will announce recommendations that represent best practices in processing, investigating and communicating determinations made in officer-involved shootings. These recommendations are believed to be the first statewide guidelines for prosecutors produced in the United States. The recommendations will be sent out via video news release on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. The district

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Luzerne County DA Stefanie Salavantis Elected to PDAI Board of Directors

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute (PDAI) announced today that Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie J. Salavantis was elected to fill vacancies on its board of directors. The PDAI board approved her nomination unanimously during its fall meeting. “The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute provides high-quality professional training for prosecutors and law enforcement to ensure integrity in the work we

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