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62 GUNS TAKEN OFF THE STREETS AT BUYBACK EVENT CO-HOSTED BY QUEENS DA MELINDA KATZ & NYPD

September 24, 2022

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz and the New York City Police Department announced that 62 guns were collected today at Calvary Assembly of God Church in Ozone Park, Queens. The gun buyback comes as the city has experienced an increase in gun violence and sought to curb this devastation by accepting working unloaded firearms —…

DOZENS OF GUNS TAKEN OFF STREETS IN LATEST GUN BUY BACK EVENT CO-HOSTED BY QUEENS DA MELINDA KATZ WITH LOCAL OFFICIALS AND THE NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

November 6, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz and the New York City Police Department announced that 40 guns were collected today at First Baptist Church in East Elmhurst, Queens. The gun buy-back event was co-sponsored by The New York City Police Foundation, The New York City Police Department, First Baptist Church of East Elmhurst, New York State…

79 GUNS TAKEN OFF THE STREETS AT BUY-BACK EVENT CO-HOSTED BY QUEENS DA MELINDA KATZ, NYS AG LETITIA JAMES AND NYPD

June 12, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz, New York State Attorney General Letitia James and the New York City Police Department announced that 79 guns were collected today at St. Mary Magdalene Roman Catholic Church in Springfield Gardens, Queens. The gun buyback comes as the city has experienced an increase in gun violence and sought to curb…

QUEENS DISTRICT ATTORNEY CO-HOSTS GUN BUY BACK EVENT WITH NYS ATTORNEY GENERAL LETITIA JAMES AND NYPD

June 8, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz, along with New York Attorney General Letitia James and the New York City Police Department will sponsor a Gun Buy Back event this Saturday, June 12th, at St. Mary Magdalene Roman Catholic Church in Springfield Gardens, Queens. District Attorney Katz said, “In these difficult days, it is important that we…

QUEENS DISTRICT ATTORNEY MELINDA KATZ HOSTS WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION

March 25, 2021

NEWS ADVISORY              Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz presents a special celebration in honor of Women’s History Month. This virtual event takes place today, Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 4 p.m. via Zoom. The District Attorney will honor several women of the Queens community and this livestreamed event will also feature live performances. The Keynote…

SCAM AWARENESS AND FRAUD PROTECTION WEBINAR MEDIA ADVISORY

March 9, 2021

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz is sponsoring a Scam Awareness and Fraud Protection virtual event tomorrow, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 6 p.m. via Zoom. The event will include several legal experts from the District Attorney’s Office and partner tax advocates and specialists. The program will also be available in Spanish and Mandarin. The Queens…

QUEENS DISTRICT ATTORNEY CO-HOSTS GUN BUY BACK EVENT WITH NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT THIS SATURDAY

December 2, 2020

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz and the New York City Police Department are hosting a Gun Buy Back event this Saturday at the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Long Island City this coming Saturday. District Attorney Katz said, “This is our third Gun Buy Back event of 2020. Every gun turned in this…

DISTRICT ATTORNEY MELINDA KATZ CO-HOSTS HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH CELEBRATION WITH SPECIAL ACCOLADE TO ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY AND OTHER HONOREES

October 9, 2020

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz, joined by Acting Queens Borough President Sharon Lee, hosted a celebration of Hispanic Heritage last night during a virtual event that honored notable people of Hispanic and Latin descent and included songs and musical performances. District Attorney Katz said, “Our borough of Queens is the most diverse county in the…

National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims at Baisley Pond Park

September 25, 2020

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz stands with family members of murder victims during an observance ceremony for the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims at Baisley Pond Park on September 25, 2020. The ceremony was hosted by NYPD Community Affairs and the 113th Police Precinct.

QUEENS DISTRICT ATTORNEY MELINDA KATZ TEAMS UP WITH NYPD TO HOST TWO GUN BUY BACK EVENTS THIS MONTH

August 12, 2020

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz with the New York City Police Department is hosting two gun buy back events in Queens this month. The first takes place this Saturday, August 15th at the Greater Springfield Community Church in Jamaica. The second gun buy back event is scheduled for next Saturday, August 22nd at Macedonia Baptist…

QUEENS DISTRICT ATTORNEY MELINDA KATZ HOSTS BRAVE JUSTICE: INAUGURAL SUMMER INTERNSHIP FOR STUDENTS

June 17, 2020

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today the start of her inaugural summer internship program titled Brave Justice. The internship kicked off this week with the students being welcomed to the Office by the DA and Chief Assistant District Attorney Jennifer Naiburg, via video conference. District Attorney Katz said, “We are very excited to have…

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