Throughout the year, Prosecutors Against Gun Violence hosts national summits to share best practices and discuss major gun violence initiatives and policies. 

National Prosecution Best Practices Conference    –   Non-Fatal Shootings: Challenges and Solutions

PAGV held the conference ‘Non-Fatal Shootings: Challenges and Solutions,’ in partnership with the Prosecutors’ Center for Excellence and Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office, between September 28-29, 2022 in Salt Lake City. PAGV members, and prosecutors from across the country, attended the summit to present and discuss ways to reduce gun violence.

National Prosecution Best Practices Conference    –   Non-Fatal Shootings: Challenges and Solutions


 Date: Wednesday & Thursday, September 28-29, 2022

Register here: Non-Fatal Shootings:Challenges and Solutions Registration, Wed, Sep 28, 2022 at 8:00 AM | Eventbrite 

PAGV & Everytown Virtual Discussion:

On the U.S. Supreme Court’s Bruen ruling on New York’s concealed carry law, and the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, recently signed by President Biden

Register here: Webinar Registration – Zoom

Date: Thursday, July 21, 2022

A ‘Safe Gun Storage’ Virtual Summit


Date/Time: Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 2-5 p.m. EST

“Preventing the Flow of Crime Guns into Impacted Communities: A Prosecutor’s Role”

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Date/Time: Wednesday, April 7th. 12-1 p.m. Eastern/9-10 a.m. Pacific

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“Prosecutors Respond to COVID-19” Virtual Summit

Click here to be directed to a recording of the Virtual Summit.

Click here for a PDF of PAGV’s Virtual Summit AgendaPAGV Virtual Summit Agenda v12

“The New Norm: Mass Shootings in America” Summit in Las Vegas

In October 2019, two years after the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history occurred on the Las Vegas Strip, prosecutors from 30 cities and counties across the country convened to discuss a prosecutor’s role in preventing, protecting, and prosecuting mass shootings.

“Guns and Kids” Summit in Houston

In February 2019, big-city prosecutors and public health and safety experts from across America convened for a summit on the intersection of gun violence and young people.

Legislative Summit in Washington D.C.

In November 2017, in the wake of the Las Vegas concert shooting, Prosecutors Against Gun Violence convened in Washington D.C. to urge Congress to take action to end gun violence. Specifically, we spoke out against the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, urged Congress to enact a ban on bump stocks, and opposed the SHARE Act, which would end a ban on silencers.

Manhattan Summit

In April 2017, our summit focused on gun markets and included panels on identifying markets, using social media to disrupt trafficking, and gun violence prevention.

Guns and Gangs—Ending the Violence Summit in Los Angeles

In May of 2016, we brought together nationally-recognized leaders in law enforcement, academia, public policy, and health to discuss effective strategies to stem the tide of gun violence tied to gangs.

Domestic Violence and Gun Crimes Summit in Portland

In November 2015, our Pacific Northwest summit included panels on firearm dispossession and recovery and protocols for getting firearms out of the hands of the abuser.

Mental Health and Gun Violence Summit in Miami

In March 2015, Prosecutors Against Gun Violence met to address the nexus between gun violence and mental health. Our summit included panels on the criminalization of mental illness, address myths regarding the link between mental disorder and violence, and what we can learn from Sandy Hook.

Gun Violence Prevention Summit in Atlanta

In October 2014, Prosecutors Against Gun Violence convened for the first time in Atlanta, Georgia. Working sessions focused on PAGV’s policy priorities and the connections between guns and gang violence, mental health, and domestic violence.