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Jan 6, 2022

County Attorney’s Pretrial Diversion Program Garners More National Recognition

The Missoula County Attorney's Office recently received a $600,000 grant award from the federal Department of Justice to help grow Calibrate, the first prosecution-led pretrial diversion program Read more...

Jun 11, 2021

Kirsten Pabst NACo 2021 Achievement Award Winner

Missoula County Attorney’s Office earns national achievement award for Innovative Criminal Justice and Public Safety program: “Calibrate—Missoula’s Prosecution-led Pretrial Diversion Program Read more...

Aug 6, 2020

Missoula County Attorney Kirsten Pabst Appointed to National District Attorneys Association Board of Directors.

ARLINGTON, VA – On Friday, July 31, the National District Attorneys Association unanimously selected Missoula County Attorney Kirsten Pabst to its Board of Directors as a Vice President and as Read more...

Oct 30, 2018

Pabst Receives Award

October 26, 2018 MISSOULA, MONTANA Missoula County Attorney Kirsten Pabst has received the highest award from the United State Forest Service Law Enforcement & Investigations program for he Read more...

Oct 8, 2018

10 Ways that Missoula County, Montana is Crushing Criminal Justice Reform

Some jurisdictions around the nation are beginning to take steps to improve the criminal justice process. Missoula, Montana has become a leader in implementing cutting-edge new programs designed to se Read more...

Mar 9, 2018

How One Attorney Is Changing Sexual Assault Prosecution

Someone is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds in America. This appalling truth is made worse by the fact that the statistic is based on known sexual assaults. Due to the secretive nature of the crime Read more...

Jan 10, 2018

Missoula County’s top prosecutor to launch diversion program aimed at low-risk offenders – Martin Kidston, MISSOULA CURRENT

“If you can adequately screen using a scientifically proven tool to identify low-risk offenders early on, you can save criminal justice dollars on them and improve their chances of succeeding if you Read more...