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Your Weekly Update – October 7, 2022

October 7, 2022

October marks National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time to work together to provide additional resources and avenues of support for DV victims. No-one deserves to suffer the trauma of intimate partner abuse and we must eliminate the stigma attached to being a survivor… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – September 30, 2022

September 30, 2022

I am proud to announce that a total of 62 fully operational weapons were taken off the streets of Queens County during our most recent gun buyback event, held in partnership with the New York City Police Department and Assembly Member Jenifer Rajkumar… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – September 23, 2022

September 23, 2022

With the same commitment that my Office brings to protecting Queens residents from street crimes, we are dedicated to safeguarding the community from those that prey on others over the internet and illegally profit in digital currency… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – September 16, 2022

September 16, 2022

In an effort to keep you apprised of crime trends we’re seeing throughout the Borough, I want to urge everyone to be careful when buying from and selling to strangers online… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – September 9, 2022

September 9, 2022

As Queens County continues to experience an increase in fatal overdoses, my Office is taking all the necessary steps to combat this alarming trend… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – September 2, 2022

September 2, 2022

International Overdose Awareness Day, which took place this past Wednesday, is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died, and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – August 26, 2022

August 26, 2022

There has been an important development in our efforts to stop the flow of deadly weapons into our communities… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – August 19, 2022

August 19, 2022

Yesterday marked the last day of our inaugural QDA Summer C.A.M.P., representing a new “Community Actions Mentorship Program” in my Office… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – August 12, 2022

August 12, 2022

This week, I announced that a defendant has been indicted and arraigned on sex trafficking charges and other crimes for allegedly forcing his 17-year-old girlfriend to engage in prostitution activity for his own financial gain… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – August 5, 2022

August 5, 2022

This week, members of my Office and I joined communities across the Borough to commemorate National Night Out Against Crime. Every year we gather with our friends and neighbors to reaffirm our commitment to keeping each other safe from crime in our streets… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – July 29, 2022

July 29, 2022

This week, I wrote an editorial for the New York Law Journal on the importance of strengthening our State’s animal cruelty laws to better defend our society’s most voiceless members (continued)

Your Weekly Update – July 15, 2022

July 15, 2022

Seeking justice on behalf of victims of crime is at the heart of our work. That mission is all the more important when victims are unable to properly advocate for themselves…(continued)

Your Weekly Update

July 1, 2022

Summer is in full swing and that means more time for outdoor adventures and swimming activities to beat the heat. However, I’d like to encourage everyone to practice caution whenever you are near the water… (continued)

Your Weekly Update

June 17, 2022

This week, we commemorated World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, a time dedicated to promoting a better understanding of abuse and neglect of older persons… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – June 10, 2022

June 10, 2022

Gun violence is a disease that has tragically affected every part of our country, leaving devastation and heartache in its wake. New York State, however, has lead the way when it comes to legislation that effectuates real change… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – May 27, 2022

May 27, 2022

Throughout this weekend, we’ll be gathering at events all across Queens to pay tribute to the heroic men and women who have served, and continue to serve, in the Armed Forces. I never lose sight of the fact that their sacrifice makes it possible for me to safely put my children to bed every night……

Your Weekly Update – May 13, 2022

May 13, 2022

Yesterday, I announced charges against a construction foreman who allegedly used his position to take thousands of dollars in kickbacks from employees working on a NYC School Construction project in Ridgewood… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – May 6, 2022

May 6, 2022

This week, I announced a number of charges against a family of alleged scam artists, including grand larceny, forgery, perjury, identify theft, defrauding the government and official misconduct… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – April 29, 2022

April 29, 2022

Today is the end of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, a time dedicated to supporting and empowering victims of crime and their loved ones. During this week, we celebrate the accomplishments of the victims’ rights movement and underscore the importance of helping crime survivors find justice… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – April 22, 2022

April 22, 2022

From the beginning of my administration, my Office has worked tirelessly to investigate and prosecute drivers of crime while supporting vital treatment programs, rehabilitation efforts and diversion initiatives to help break the cycle of violence. To build upon these efforts, my Office recently launched a new 12-months’ long gun diversion program, in close partnership with the…

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