RD646 - Status Report on Progress of the Time Study Conducted by the National Center for State Courts of the Comprehensive Duties of Commonwealth’s Attorneys and Study Participants – November 1, 2021

Executive Summary:

Progress report on the study of the staffing standards used to determine and distribute funding and positions allocated to Commonwealth's Attorney's offices, including the use of diversion programs, specialty dockets, and other programs that incentivize best practices and improved outcomes as part of overall criminal justice reform efforts, rather than the current practice which relies solely on metrics related to felony charges and convictions, and shall identify funding needs to support staffing for statutorily prescribed duties while also identifying funding needs for participation in special programs, discretionary duties, and current local supplemental funds allocated.