Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault cases are perhaps the most challenging cases to prosecute. Previous administrations refused to prosecute these cases based upon chances of success.
District Attorney Soares has fought, and continues to fight vigorously to protect those most vulnerable to harm. Since taking office in 2005, District Attorney Soares has committed double the amount of resources towards protecting those most vulnerable in our community.
The Special Victims Unit is comprised of Prosecutors, Investigators, and Crime Victim Specialists with an expertise in addressing harm to women, children, and seniors.