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Friday, January 20, 2012

Adjudicator Training for Neighborhood Court

There will be a Neighborhood Court training for new adjudicators (current adjudicators also invited if you feel a "refresher" is needed) on Saturday, February 4, 2012, 9:00am - 5:00 pm.  This training is informative, interactive and fun! You will gain much insight into the principles of restorative justice, mechanisms of the neighborhood court process and develop skill sets critical to adjudicating cases effectively.

A sumptuous lunch will be served.

Please RSVP to participate.

What: Adjudicator training for Neighborhood Court
When: Saturday, February 4, 2012, 9 - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Pre Trial Diversion Office, 567 7th Street

* Neighborhood Court is an alternative to the traditional Criminal Justice system. Instead of prosecuting the case in criminal court, the DA's Office refers appropriate low level misdemeanor cases (plus infractions in some courts) to Neighborhood Court. Residents who live and work in the community where the incident occurred resolve the case using principles of Restorative Justice. Hearings are held at various locations throughout the City, not at 850 Bryant Street and lasts for about two hours.

Currently, there are courts in different parts of the City:

Mission (Community Boards, 3130 24th St): - 1:00 p.m.
Bayview (Southeast Community Facilities, 1800 Oakdale): - 1:00 p.m.
Western Addition/Northern/Park (Ella Hill Hutch, 1050 McAllister): - 10:00 a.m.
Polk Street Corridor (1001 Polk): - 10:00 a.m.
North Beach (Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center, 660 Lombard): 10:00 a.m.
OMI/Ing (SF Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 2850 19th Ave):- 10:00 a.m.
Richmond (YMCA, 360 18th Ave): - 10:00 a.m.
Chinatown (Cathay Post, 1524 Powell): - 10:00 a.m.
SOMA (Rose Hotel, 125 6th Street): - 10:00 a.m.
Tenderloin (CJC, 555 Polk, 2nd flr): - 1:00 p.m.
Sunset - (Stonestown YMCA, 3150 20th Ave): - 10:00 a.m.

** Thanks to Pre Trial Diversion for once again allowing us to use their facility for this training.

Should you have questions, do not hesitate to contact:

Jackson Gee
Director of Community Courts and A.P.I. Safety Programs
Office of San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón
850 Bryant Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: 415.575.6328
Fax: 415.553.9700
Email: jackson.gee@sfgov.org

h/t J Hunger

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