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Your Weekly Update – October 29, 2021

By | 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

By | 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

By | 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

By | 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

By | 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

By | 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

By | 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

By | 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

By | 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

By | 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)