Williamson County District Attorney General Kim Helper Passes Away

Longtime Public Servant Gen. Helper Passes Away Late Monday, March 20th. WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Tenn. (March 21, 2023) – The Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference is deeply saddened to announce that our friend and colleague, District Attorney General Kim Helper, passed away late Monday night following a brief illness. Gen. Helper served as the District Attorney General for the 21st Judicial …

NCMEC’s “Take It Down” Combats Sextortion

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) recently introduced Take It Down, a new service to aid in the fight against internet crimes against children (ICAC). Since 1984, NCMEC has reported crimes, provided victims resources, and led the charge to reduce child victimization. This service adds to their ICAC toolkit. Take It Down removes sexually explicit content of …

Statement Regarding the Passing of Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Connie Clark

We are saddened to hear of the passing of Justice Connie Clark. She served with great devotion and distinction throughout her career. She was highly respected by the Tennessee District Attorneys. I was privileged to know her since her time as a trial court judge and to work more closely with her during her time as Director of the Administrative …

Shelby County D.A. Gen. Amy Weirich elected to lead Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference Executive Committee

Local Memphis: NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s 31 elected District Attorneys General have elected new members of the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference Executive Committee. The Honorable Amy Weirich, 30th District Attorney General, which serves Shelby County, has been elected to serve as the committee’s president. “To serve as president of the DA’s conference is a great honor,” Gen. Weirich said. …

Jones sworn in as director of Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference

Gallatin News: Sumner County native Guy Jones was sworn in as the new executive director of the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference last week. The ceremony was held Aug. 3 in Sumner County Criminal Court Judge Dee David Gay’s courtroom in Gallatin.  Prior to becoming executive director, Jones had served as deputy director of the conference since 1997. He succeeds …

Campaign Seeks to Educate Teens on Dangers of Fentanyl

WGNS News Radio: TN Court News: For far too many Americans, the opioid epidemic has become an all too familiar tragedy. Friends, colleagues, and family members across the country have had their lives hijacked or lost due to these powerful drugs. While all opioids are dangerous if abused, one drug in recent years has proven to be in a lethal …