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Your Weekly Update – April 15, 2022

April 15, 2022

This week, President Joe Biden and the U.S. Department of Justice issued a thoughtful, new rule to rein in the proliferation of “ghost guns.” These are personally-made, fully functional, and virtually untraceable firearms that are assembled by purchasing unserialized parts on the internet. The weapons are also increasingly being recovered at crime scenes all over…

Your Weekly Update – April 8, 2022

April 8, 2022

My Office has worked to inform you of an increase in certain types of criminal activity throughout the Borough of Queens. That’s why I want to let you know about an uptick in theft involving personal vehicles – a trend that is being reported across the City. Cars that are left running or unattended are…

Your Weekly Update – April 1, 2022

April 1, 2022

Ensuring public safety requires many different strategies, one of which involves uplifting and empowering our youth to make good choices. Too many times, our young people fall into a life of crime due to lack of resources and opportunities… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – March 25, 2022

March 25, 2022

This week marked a historic moment with the confirmation hearings for Ketanji Brown Jackson, who was nominated to serve on the United States Supreme Court by President Joe Biden. Judge Jackson – an American lawyer and jurist who served as a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals and is also the Former Vice…

Your Weekly Update – March 18, 2022

March 18, 2022

This week, President Biden signed into law the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, bipartisan legislation passed by Congress… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – March 11, 2022

March 11, 2022

This week marks National Consumer Protection Week, a time to spread awareness about trending scams and fraudulent activity and help consumers understand their rights… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – March 4, 2022

March 4, 2022

Yesterday, I was joined by our law enforcement partners to announce that four Queens residents have been arrested and dozens of firearms seized following four early morning raids this week… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – February 25, 2022

February 25, 2022

Earlier this week, my Office announced the indictment of two defendants on sex trafficking and other charges for allegedly forcing a homeless woman into sex work in various hotels and other locations throughout Queens County… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – February 18, 2022

February 18, 2022

Since the beginning of my administration, my Office has worked hard to alert you to the myriad scams and schemes that fraudsters devise to separate individuals from their hard-earned money. That’s why I want to let you know about a computer scam that was recently thwarted by our law enforcement and local business partners… (continued)

Your Weekly Update – February 11, 2022

February 12, 2022

There has been much renewed talk about bail reform in recent weeks, spurred by Mayor Adams’ call for revisions to current laws that more clearly address public safety… (continued)

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)

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