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Apply now for spring DA Citizen Prosecutor Academy


Apply now for spring DA Citizen Prosecutor Academy



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District Attorney Greg Willis announced that the Collin County Citizen Prosecutor Academy (CCCPA) Spring session will begin March 7th.

Prosecutors are sworn to seek justice in every case, and the CCCPA offers a behind the scenes look at the process. Participants selected through the competitive application process will learn from, and engage with, the finest prosecutors, investigators, detectives, and judges in the field. The unique opportunity sheds light on the daily operations and builds a partnership with the community.

Our free, 12-week program will be held each Thursday from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Click here to 
read more or complete the online application by January 11, 2024. Call Shelly Pingsterhaus at 
972-548-4478 with questions. Additional requirements:

Participants must pass a background check
Attendance requirements must be met for successful completion
Must be at least 18 years of age

At a Glance
What:Collin County Citizen Prosecutor Academy | Spring Session 2024
Where:Collin County Courthouse
Apply By:January 11, 2024
When:March 7 – May 23, 2024 | Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Contact:Shelly Pingsterhaus | 972-548-4478​

CCCPA participants learn the role of the DA and the criminal justice system through open dialogue with the District Attorney’s leadership, while connecting with their community. Upon completion they’ll be ready to share their insights about how the District Attorney’s office partners with law enforcement agencies to pursue justice and protect our community.

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Created at 1/5/2024 12:01 PM by Derrick Jackson
Last modified at 3/19/2024 9:27 AM by Derrick Jackson