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, DA 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.

DA 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.

DA 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.

DA 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 DA 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
32 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA 02301