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PDAA Launches Best Practices Committee

Prosecutors from 8 states gather for professional development summit to advance evolving criminal justice practices and procedures HARRISBURG, PA – Pennsylvania’s District Attorneys Association today announced the formation of the Pennsylvania Best Practices Committee, which will serve as a collaborative, non-partisan network to identify best practices, research and legal methods to assist in the proper and just evolution of the criminal

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PA District Attorneys Hail Rx Drug Database Legislation

Urge Governor Corbett to sign lifesaving measure to fight back against Rx and heroin abuse Harrisburg, PA –Legislation passed today and is headed to the governor’s desk to help health care professionals and law enforcement fight back against the scourge of prescription drug and heroin abuse in Pennsylvania. Once enacted, S.B. 1180 (Vance, R-Cumberland) will move Pennsylvania from having the second

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PDAA Heroin Testimony, John T. Adams

My name is John T. Adams. I am the District Attorney of Berks County. I have been involved in the Criminal Justice System for almost 30 years serving as a Probation Officer, Assistant District Attorney, Defense Attorney and now District Attorney. First of all, thank you for giving me this opportunity to address this panel in regard to the heroin crisis

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