Have you ever wondered how the criminal justice system works or how a case comes before a judge?
Then this is a great learning opportunity for you.
PCAO employs about 150 prosecutors, legal, and support staff. Our prosecutorial offices are broken down into multiple bureaus, which include Trial, Drug, Major Crimes, and Juvenile/ Appeals and Misdemeanors. Our prosecutors handle roughly 2,500 felony cases per year.
PCAO Citizens Academy is designed to give you a behind the scenes look at a case, from a suspect’s initial arrest and booking into Pinal County Detention Center, to their sentencing or acquittal. You will be able to tour the county jail, go over details and review evidence of several cases prosecuted by PCAO and use a shooting simulator to better understand real-life scenarios facing law enforcement.
Lunch will be provided.
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Who Can Attend:
Anyone interested in criminal justice process
Neighborhood Watch and Community Groups
Business and Civic groups
Educators or students
Public Sector Employees or Elected Officials
Our next class is scheduled for:
Saturday, April 20th 2024
8:45am - 4:00pm
971 N. Jason Lopez Circle
If you are interested in attending, please fill out the form below. For additional questions, email Public Information Officer Mike Pelton at Michael.Pelton@Pinal.Gov.
Please note, weapons of any kind are prohibited inside the county attorney's office.
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