Events- 2015

Metro South Chamber of Commerce

October 7, 2015

District Attorney Tim Cruz attended the 26th Annual Legislative Reception, hosted by the Metro South Chamber of Commerce.

From left to right:
Robert Astore, Broker/Realtor-Keller Williams; District Attorney Tim Cruz,
Sue Joss, CEO- Brockton Neighborhood Health Center, Representative Shaunna O'Connell
and Christopher Cooney, President & CEO- Metro South Chamber of Commerce

The reception was a casual event for business leaders to meet face to face with state, federal and local officials to discuss issues of importance.  The event was held at Donahue Hall, located on the campus of Stonehill College.

Senior's Day
at the Marshfield Fair

August 25, 2015

District Attorney Tim Cruz participated in the Marshfield Fair's Senior Day, held August 25th.

District Attorney Cruz is a member of the Plymouth County TRIAD, a nationally recognized program in which law enforcement, senior citizens and supportive and protective services, all work together to help seniors get the services that are available to them in each community.

District Attorney Cruz spoke with the seniors and answered their questions.  Dozens of seniors came out to cruise the fairway and reminisce and dance to a live oldies band that performed.

Pembroke Chamber of Commerce
Softball Fundraiser

August 19, 2015

The Pembroke Chamber of Commerce were all business when they took to the diamond and did battle with Pembroke Police and Fire in their 6th Annual Softball Fundraiser held August 19th at Lt. Brian M. McPhillips Field.

This year, the fundraiser raised $1,500 which was donated to the Pembroke Titans Against Drugs.  District Attorney Cruz suited up for Pembroke first responders, which ended up short in a 22-8 landslide victory by the Pembroke Chamber.   The Pembroke Titans and their battle against drugs were the true winner!

Plymouth County Communities Collaborating for Change

May 7, 2015

On May 7th, more than 200 members of the public attended the conference Plymouth County Communities Collaborating for Change, where community, law enforcement, health and addiction experts discussed attacking Opioid addiction on all levels.

At the event, which was run by the Plymouth County District Attorney´s Office in collaboration with the Brockton Mayor´s Office, High Point Treatment Center and the Brockton-Area Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative, District Attorney Cruz announced he has formed a task force to look at the immense drug problem going on in the communities of Plymouth County.  The task force will meet this summer.

Plymouth County Chief´s Meeting

May 6, 2015

On May 6th, District Attorney Tim Cruz addressed the monthly Plymouth County Police Chief's meeting.   At the meeting, Brockton Police Chief John Crowley was introduced.

Law Day 2015
Hingham District Court

May 1, 2015

Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz was the keynote speaker at the Hingham Law Day Ceremony held May 1, 2015 at Hingham District Court.

District Attorney Cruz addressed the crowd of students and discussed this year's Law Day theme, the Magna Carta: Symbol of Freedom Under Law.

The winners of the Plymouth County Bar Association's Law Day Poster and Essay Contests were also announced.

District Attorney Cruz and Cushing Elementary School teacher Dawn Rota
congratulates Scituate winners Brendan Dalicandro and Elena Ponichtera.

Pembroke Titans Against Drugs

April 27, 2015

On April 27th, District Attorney Tim Cruz spoke to the Pembroke Titans Against Drugs.

District Attorney Cruz talked about the major role that substance abuse can play in criminal behavior and how his office has expanded its role to include extensive outreach and preventative programs in the schools and communities of Plymouth County.

Those programs include the juvenile diversion program, educational efforts on social host liability laws, drug-free communities, prom and graduation season initiatives, internet safety and other safety presentations in schools.

The most important message from the night from District Attorney Cruz was for parents to take the time to talk to their children about the importance of making responsible decisions.

Plymouth County District Attorney´s Office
166 Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301