Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt today announced that he will be releasing a series of informational videos over the next several months to help increase awareness about the work of his office. The videos will highlight different topics of interest in the public safety system, starting with the first video on the prosecution of property crimes in Multnomah County.
“I know that the work of my office is of interest to many Multnomah County community members, and that community safety is a top concern for all of us,” said DA Schmidt. “These videos will help familiarize our community members with the work of my office and give people information and facts to better understand our public safety system.”
In the first video, released today, Senior Deputy District Attorney J.R. Ujifusa covers the topic of property crime prosecution. In the video, he covers the requirements to prosecute certain property crimes and shares MCDA’s latest prosecution rates as follows:
- Motor vehicle thefts: 76% issuance rate
- Thefts: 58% issuance rate
- Burglaries: 81% issuance rate
- Vandalism: 70% issuance rate
Source: Multnomah County District Attorney