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TARGET CRIMES INITIATIVE/AID TO PROSECUTION (TCI/ATP) CASE INDICATOR

Data Element: TARGET CRIMES INITIATIVE/AID TO PROSECUTION (TCI/ATP) CASE INDICATOR
Definition: An indicator, provided by the prosecutor on the ISS 1020 form, denoting that the case meets local standards for inclusion as a New York State "Target Crimes Initiative" or "Aid to Prosecution" case.
Standard of Verification: Prosecution case file folder.
Data Type: AN
Field Size: 1
Field Format: 1AN
Originating Teams: Courts
User Teams: Courts
Tables / Codes: Y - Yes(indicated by prosecutor to be a case
prosecuted using TCI/ATP funds)
N - No (not indicated as a case prosecuted using
TCI/ATP funds)
Comments: Currently, about 30 counties statewide participate in an "Aid to Prosecution Program" which provides funds to prosecutors to assist in prosecuting particular types of cases. Through these funds the program attempts to improve the effectiveness of the prosecution of these cases. The types of cases processed with these funds may differ by county. The "Target Crime Initiative" was a similar program that is no longer being funded.
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 6/01