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District Attorney Greg Willis announced that the Collin County Citizen Prosecutor Academy (CCCPA) Spring session will be held virtually this year, beginning Feb. 25.

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. This unique opportunity sheds light on the daily operations and builds a partnership with the community.

This free, 10-week program will be held virtually, each Thursday from 6-8:30 p.m. Click here to read more or complete the online application by Feb. 4, 2021. 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 2021
Where: Zoom
Apply By:Feb. 4, 2021
When:  Feb. 25 – April 29 | Thursdays, 6-8:30 PM
Cost:Free
Contact:Shelly Pingsterhaus | 972-548-4478
Application:
collincountyda.com/citizen-prosecutor-academy  


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.