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January 12, 2022

D.A. Bragg: $1.2M Antiquity Seized From Michael Steinhardt Returned to the People of Libya Click For More

“This remarkable antiquity is the first from Michael Steinhardt’s $70 million collection of 180 looted and stolen antiquities to be repatriated to its country of origin,” said District Attorney Bragg.

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January 11, 2022

Joint Statement by Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg and Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell Click For More

"Today, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg and Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell, and senior staff members met to discuss issues of mutual concern. The discussion was open, candid and productive. The meeting was to share ideas and examine policy differences that could be clarified and harmonized toward a common vision that acknowledges the need for criminal justice reform and alternatives to incarceration. It was agreed that police and prosecutors would weigh the individual facts and circumstances of each case with a view toward justice and work together to keep New Yorkers safe. These collaborative discussions will continue."

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January 10, 2022 | WABC

Up Close: Manhattan D.A. Alvin Bragg on bail reform Click For More

Manhattan's new district attorney, Alvin Bragg, says he wants only people who commit the most serious offenses to wait in jail for trial.

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January 10, 2022 | WNYC

Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg’s First Month Click For More

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg talks about his first month in office and where the office will focus its prosecutions and responds to the new NYPD commissioner's concerns.

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January 9, 2022 | PIX

‘Status quo is not working’: Manhattan DA defends policy on not prosecuting some crimes Click For More

Newly sworn-in Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg released an internal policy memo this week outlining criminal offenses he will no longer prosecute, including fare beating, marijuana misdemeanors, resisting arrest, trespassing, and prostitution — as long as they do not accompany other felonies.

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January 8, 2022

D.A. Alvin Bragg Response to Police Commissioner Sewell’s Call for Talks Click For More

"We share Commissioner Sewell's call for frank and productive discussions to reach common ground on our shared mission to deliver safety and justice for all and look forward to the opportunity to clear up some misunderstandings."