Community Prosecutions Unit
A Community Prosecutor works in the community as well as in the courtroom. They work side by side with law enforcement as well as with community groups to vertically prosecute non-fatal shooting related and related crimes.
6th & 8th Precincts
(313) 224-8774 - Email
10th & 12th Precincts
(313) 224-2896 - Email
|Brandon Carter||2nd & 7th Precincts||(313) 224-6304 - Email|
|Stephen Adams||4th & 11th Precincts||(313) 967-2846 - Email|
|Eric Goze||5th & 9th Precints||(313) 224-8786 - Email|
|Kam Towns||3rd Precinct||(313) 213-0192 - Email|
Community APA's are on call 24 hours a day to assist police in investigations from their beginning. This can include reviewing search warrants and arrest warrants, as well as answering legal questions that may come up in the course of an investigation. Community Prosecutors also secure investigative subpoenas, which are used to preserve the testimony of witnesses who may otherwise be unwilling to cooperate with police. The Community Prosecutors work to be an asset to police in the successful investigation and prosecution of cases from the outset.
- Working side by side with the Detroit Police and Sheriff's Department in the investigation, the prosecution and the reduction of gun related violence.
- Reviewing cases from their inception with a view to successful prosecution.
- Assisting police in their investigations by reviewing arrest and search warrant requests, and by conducting investigative subpoenas to presence witness testimony.
- Prosecuting violent crimes from their assigned location, including school and gang related violence.
- Working with community groups to identify and address the quality of life problems created by crime in the neighborhoods, whether this means seeking solutions to problem trash dumping, or by identifying dangerous, abandoned or drug selling houses for potential forfeiture.
- Addressing student and community groups on the state of the law, the criminal justice system and the services available from Community Prosecutors.