While our main job is to prosecute crimes, our staff also recognizes the importance of crime prevention by engaging with the community in positive ways. We volunteer in local schools, partner with victim service providers, and participate in fun activities with the community!
ADA Jonathan Gordon visited Macon's Ingram Pye Elementary School to read to students as part of the 2019 Read for America celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday.
Many of our community's faith leaders served on the District Attorney's Office's Faith and Community Advisory Board. The Board meets with DA David Cooke quarterly to discuss crime, ask questions and talk about ways to help our community.
Staff from the DA's Office, Public Defender's Office and the Macon-Bibb County School-Justice Partnership partnered to fill Easter baskets for students referred to the School-Justice Partnership who have experienced recent trauma. Pictured are ADA Che Young, School-Justice Partnership Coordinator Tajalyn Woodruff and Public Defenders Amy Bell and Mike Randolph.
DA David Cooke spoke to students at the Bibb County School District's SOAR Academy for their 2019 career day. He encouraged students to plan now for their future dreams.
ADA Grace Simms took time out of her day to hang out with with a Bondable Pup earlier this year. ADAs like Grace help animals in our community by prosecuting animal cruelty cases.
The District Attorney's Office participated in the 2018 Cherry Blossom Bed Race. Pictured are "Wheels of Justice" team members Jason Martin, Blake Morton, Kyle Owenby, Robert Cabe and Alan Smith.