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Your Weekly Update – February 4, 2022

February 4, 2022

Yesterday, President Joseph Biden and U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland visited New York City and unveiled a new federal initiative to help stop the flow of dangerous weapons into our communities… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – January 28, 2022

January 28, 2022

Later this morning, I will attend the funeral of NYPD Officer Jason Rivera at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Officer Rivera and his partner, Officer Wilbert Mora, lost their lives in the line of duty after responding to a domestic disturbance call… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – January 21, 2022

January 28, 2022

This week, we honored the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In these troubled times, it’s important to seek inspiration in his words and his vision – and to commemorate the values that shaped who he was… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – January 14, 2022

January 28, 2022

January marks National Human Trafficking Prevention Month and awareness is key to help combat this illegal and degrading industry. That is why my Office held a webinar this week on the warning signs of Labor Trafficking. If you missed the live stream of our webinar, I encourage you to watch it by clicking here… (continued)

Your Weekly Update

January 7, 2022

This past week saw momentous changes within our City government. Mayor Eric Adams was sworn in as the 110th Mayor of New York, Council Member Adrienne Adams was elected as the first Black City Council Speaker, and our new City Council is now represented by a majority of women elected officials – yet another New…

A Year In Review: Reflecting On Our Progress

December 30, 2021

When we said goodbye to 2020, we hoped that the new year would bring new beginnings and the eradication of COVID-19. Although 2021 didn’t quite live up to expectations, I stand proud of the accomplishments we have achieved together. I am especially proud of how judicious this Office has been when it comes to the…

Your Weekly Update – December 24, 2021

December 23, 2021

Our world is becoming more digital every day, from leisure social media activity to remote working hours and even telehealth doctor visits. Technology has also become an important part of our currency, with cryptocurrency rising in popularity around the globe… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – December 17, 2021

December 17, 2021

Recently, President Joe Biden issued a first-of-its kind United States Strategy on Countering Corruption. This strategy calls for increased law enforcement resources and improved information sharing between the intelligence communities across the nation that are devoted to anti-corruption efforts… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – December 10, 2021

December 10, 2021

This week, I was joined by the NYPD in announcing the takedown of an arsenal of ghost guns in Fresh Meadows, the fifth such seizure in Queens since August…(continued)

Your Weekly Update – October 29, 2021

October 29, 2021

The months of November and December bring many joyous occasions for people celebrating holidays that include the lighting of candles. My Office would like to remind everyone to be mindful of the potential dangers of leaving candlelight unattended for an extended period of time… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – October 8, 2021

October 8, 2021

There is no question that the COVID-19 pandemic fueled a national drug abuse crisis. In 2020, Queens saw a significant increase in overdose deaths, echoing national data for the same time period… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – October 1, 2021

October 1, 2021

The past few weeks have highlighted serious concerns regarding the present conditions at Rikers Island, including severe overcrowding, delays in the intake process and understaffing… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – September 10, 2021

September 10, 2021

It is difficult to fathom that tomorrow marks the 20th Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Although two decades have passed, that day is forever etched in our memories as having a profound impact on the lives of those who live and work in our borough, city, state and country… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – September 3, 2021

September 3, 2021

This week’s storm wreaked havoc on our City, bringing record-breaking floods and devastating damage throughout all the five boroughs. As we continue to assess the damage and initiate clean up efforts to restore our properties, please be mindful of potential scams concerning home improvement and renovation projects… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – August 27, 2021

August 27, 2021

In a few short weeks, families across the borough will be sending their children back to school. As a mother of two young boys, I have full faith that the already established protocols across the City’s school system will keep our children safe from the ongoing pandemic. However, families and school administrators must also stay…

Your Weekly Update – August 20, 2021

August 20, 2021

This week, I announced a 92-count complaint charging a Queens man with aggravated animal cruelty, prohibition of animal fighting and other crimes. This type of criminal behavior is never acceptable… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – August 13, 2021

August 13, 2021

When I became District Attorney in January 2020, I pledged to pursue what I call brave justice – keeping the communities of Queens safe while helping to create a more equitable criminal justice system… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – July 30, 2021

July 30, 2021

This week, I announced hate crime charges in two separate cases involving attacks on people of Asian descent and members of the Muslim community. Acts of hate will not be tolerated in Queens County, where our diversity is our greatest strength… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – July 23, 2021

July 23, 2021

Yesterday, I announced charges against a Queens man who, as alleged, recklessly hit a four year old child while driving a motorized scooter at Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Sunday… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – July 16, 2021

July 16, 2021

I was excited to recently join the NYPD and the City District Attorneys to announce the expansion of the “Saturday Night Lights” youth sports program. Queens County, specifically, is now home to 17 new program sites, which offer recreational programming for young people on Saturday evenings from 5 to 7pm for ages 11-14 and from 7…

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