Community Outreach & Education

Berkshire District Attorney's Office: Developing crime prevention and outreach programs for citizens as well as ongoing training for professional public safety community.

The Community Outreach and Education Department of the Berkshire D.A.'s Office develops crime prevention and outreach programs and provides on-going education and training to law enforcement, first responders, social service agencies, medical and mental health professionals, educators, youth service providers, business and community groups, and the staff of the District Attorney's Office.

This Department works in partnership with schools, students and families offering educational and enrichment programs which address current social, legal, safety, and health issues including: substance abuse, bullying, sexual harassment and appropriate use of communication technology. The Department also offers planning and consulting, and provides presenters, trainers, facilitators, and guest speakers on a variety of legal, public safety, and crime prevention topics. Community collaboration is a key element of the outreach and educational initiatives throughout the county and District Attorney’s Staff work in cooperation with many partners to offer prevention programs to help build resilient children and families. The Office also offers staff and resources for crime awareness education and protection programs for our senior population. The initiatives focus on providing seniors with safety tools and educating them about criminal activity and dangerous social behaviors to reduce their risk of becoming victimized.

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