2017 Improvement Plan SEEKING JUSTICE THROUGH COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS & INNOVATION ENHANCE PROSECUTION OF MAJOR DRUG TRAFFICKERS To include intelligence-based targeting of street dealers and quality-of life offenses DEVELOP INNOVATIVE TREATMENT OPTIONS To include the development of a prosecution-led diversion program; in cooperation with public health officials MAINTAIN FOCUS ON PROSECUTION OF FRAUDS THAT AFFECT TAXPAYERS’ WALLETS DEVELOP & LEAD A CRIME ANALYSIS CENTER IN ORANGE COUNTY To include the use of advanced technology to access and synthesize information from a variety of sources in real time to help law enforcement: Solve crimes Catch criminals Aid victims CONTINUE TO SUPPORT REGIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES SO THEY CAN CONTINUE TO SUPPORT VICTIMS Provide additional training opportunities Purchase necessary equipment Cultivate support for law enforcement agencies among officials and communities Dispel false narratives about police shootings 2013: Five-Point Improvement Plan District Attorney Hoovler’s five-point improvement plan seeks to: Take Back Our Cities Work with local law enforcement to create tailored narcotics investigation and prosecution approaches specific to the needs of Orange County’s cities – Newburgh, Middletown, and Port Jervis. Dismantle. Displace. Collect & distribute information and intelligence Target & attack from all angles through cooperative efforts Always attack as group, clan, association, gang, or organization Use all civil remedies Combat Fraud Prosecute frauds that effect taxpayers’ wallets. Worker’s compensation fraud Unemployment fraud Welfare fraud Improve Communication Create meaningful contact and connections with law enforcement agencies and locally elected officials. Supervisors Council members Mayors Chiefs Rank and file police Reach Our Communities Strengthen the Orange County District Attorney’s Office presence in local community non-profit agencies and school districts to help support initiatives, such as anti-bullying and inclusion measures. Acknowledge & appreciate the role communities play in public safety Addresses issues through: Establishing relationships An outcome-driven approach Historical research Positive actions Forward planning Pursue Defendant Rehabilitation Actively explore alternative sentencing options for defendants who are likely to benefit from rehabilitation.