Promising Community Practices: The High At-Risk Team, Bristol County, Massachusetts
Published by: Courtney Cahill, JD
The High At-Risk Team (HART) program of Bristol County, MA is an innovative community effort to focus resources on the most dangerous and repeat domestic violence offenders in order to keep victims safe. Assistant District Attorney Courtney Cahill will describe how she launched the program in Bristol County and how the high-risk offender list was established. She will detail the ways in which various system practitioners from advocacy to probation are able to use the list to hold these offenders accountable. She will also share innovative strategies for sharing information and collaborating among partners.