Prosecutes sexual offenses involving victims age 14 and older, including many forcible sexual assaults and “statutory rape” cases. ASAP works with the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART), which includes law enforcement, WEAVE counselors and medical professionals specially trained in the collection of sexual assault evidence.
This unit and the regional Sacramento Animal Cruelty Task Force was formed to address animal abuse throughout Sacramento County. This specialized unit will result in consistent and skilled vertical prosecution of these offenders.
Focuses on criminal recidivists who commit robbery and residential burglary, with the goal of seeking maximum sentences consistent with justice for multiple and repeat offenders. This unit includes subunits: Targeting Armed Recidivist Gangsters Enforcement Team (TARGET) and Vehicle Theft.
Prosecutors work in neighborhoods throughout the city and county, creating partnerships with citizens, law enforcement, community groups, and businesses to proactively address quality of life issues such as blight, prostitution, graffiti, and homelessness.