Rather than waiting for the submission to our office of a criminal investigation, the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office works closely with community partners to prevent or reduce criminal activity before police are called to a crime scene.

In order to achieve this goal, it is valuable to partner with police and a variety of community leaders on tested, data-driven strategies that make the community safer and improve their working relationships.

In this section, you can learn about a variety of programs that are intended to improve public safety, reduce violence and help neighborhoods develop strategies that to prevent dangerous activities.