Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12St. Louis County Attorney Mark Rubin was invited to the White House in November to take part in the 10th Anniversary National Prosecution Summit. Prosecutors play an essential role in efforts to prevent crime and create innovative strategies that help keep our people safe President Barack Obama said in a prepared statement welcoming the prosecutors to the nations capital. As those tasked with enforcing our state and federal laws you hold a unique place in the work of delivering justice and our nation depends on the willingness of dedicated prosecutors to ensure our society stays true to the principles that define us. The Justice Department said the summit was held to build on the Presidents efforts to strengthen relationships between the community and law enforcement. It brought together local state and federal prosecutors seeking to implement innovative strategies to enhance public trust and confidence in the criminal justice system while promoting public safety. The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys and the U.S. Department of Justices Bureau of Justice Assistance sponsored the summit. The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys is a national organization dedicated to supporting and enhancing the effectiveness of prosecutors in their efforts to create safer communities ensure justice and uphold public safety. The summit covered such timely topics as Community Trust Police Use of Force Prosecutorial Ethics Smart Prosecution Initiatives and Innovative Prosecution Strategies for Safer Communities. Im honored to be part of an organization that is recognized as a leader in national policy discussions Rubin said. Also in 2015 Mark was a member of a judicial selection committee named by U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken to assist them in recommending to President Obama whom to appoint to an open Minnesota federal judge position.The President chose Wilhelmina Wright the first African-American woman to serve as a federal judge in Minnesota. TABLE OF CONTENTS Mark Rubin Invited to White House 2 Letter From Your County Attorney 3 Criminal Division 4 Victim Witness Division 5 PHHS Division 6 Civil Division 7 Administration and Initiatives 8 Crimes By The Numbers 9-11 Gate A-4 A World We Want to Live In 12 Mark Rubin participates in Prosecution Summit at White House TABLE OF CONTENTS WHITE HOUSE INVITE 2015 ST. LOUIS COUNTY ATTORNEYS ANNUAL REPORT 2 St. Louis County Attorney Mark Rubin traveled to the White House in November to take part in the 10th Anniversary National Prosecution Summit at the invitation of President Obama. While at the Eisenhower Executive Building Mark met with Roy Austin Jr. Deputy Assistant to the President for the Office of Urban Affairs Justice and Opportunity. The county attorney met with former Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Chairwoman Karen Diver at the Eisenhower Executive Building in Washington D.C. when he visited the White House in November. Earlier that month President Obama appointed Diver the Special Assistant to the Presi- dent for Native Affairs.