The Placer County District Attorney’s Citizens Academy is a nine-week program that will offer accelerated courses each week. During the academy, Placer County citizens will learn about the District Attorney’s Office, its role within the criminal justice syst em and the services that are provided to the community.
Space is limited and accepted participants will receive notification of their acceptance into the academy prior to the start. Notification will also be made to those who were not accommodated due to capacity issues. Any questions can be sent to [email protected]. Spring 2023 applications are now open!
Spring 2023 timeline:
Courses will include:
CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROCESS Learn about how the district attorney interacts with judges, defense attorneys, law enforcement and more.
ROLE OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY Learn the role of the District Attorney in the criminal justice process.
VICTIMS SERVICES Learn about our Victim Advocates, Marsey’s Rights, and Restitution California Victim Compensation Board and more
COMMUNITY PROSECUTION AND COLLABORATIVE COURTS Learn about the Community Prosecution Unit, Drug Court, Veterans Court and more.
INVESTIGATIONS Learn the role of investigations and District Attorney Investigators.
SPECIAL VICTIM CASES Learn more about the prosecution of domestic violence, elder abuse, sexual assault, and human trafficking cases.
COMMUNITY-AFFECTED CASES Learn more about the prosecution of consumer fraud, welfare fraud, identity theft, and environmental protection.