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November 28, 2022 | AMNY

Supporting Manhattan’s LGBTQIA+ community by tackling hate crimes Click For More

News of the Colorado Springs shooting was heartbreakingly tragic and painfully familiar. Once again, someone with a gun targeted the LGBTQIA+ community. We heard stunned survivors recount the horrors of the attack, we caught glimpses of a growing makeshift memorial, we saw mourners cling to each other in grief, and we learned that law enforcement was uniting to conduct a careful investigation.

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November 19, 2022 | Daily News

A safer, fairer Manhattan is within our reach: DA Alvin Bragg on where to go from here Click For More

It’s not often that a career prosecutor becomes the focal point of a campaign for governor. But in a political cycle that offered more heat than light on crime and public safety, Republican Lee Zeldin decided to make me — the duly-elected Manhattan district attorney who won with 83% of the vote just one year ago — the centerpiece of his statewide campaign.

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September 27, 2022

D.A. Bragg, Legal Aid Urge Clearing of Human Trafficking Survivors’ Convictions in New York Daily News Op-Ed Click For More

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg and the Legal Aid Society’s Exploitation Intervention Project attorneys Leigh Latimer and Abigail Swenstein today urged prosecutors and defense attorneys across the state to work collaboratively to utilize the recently enacted START Act to ensure that survivors of human trafficking are not burdened with criminal records.

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August 11, 2022

D.A. Bragg, CUNY ISLG’s Michael Jacobson Call for Investments in Prevention to Reduce Crime in New York Daily News Op-Ed Click For More

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg and CUNY Institute for State & Local Governance’s Executive Director Michael Jacobson today urged upstream investments and community partnerships to combat the rise in gun violence in New York City.

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April 26, 2022 | New York Daily News

Tiny type, major impact on NYC’s gun violence (by DA Bragg, State Senator Hoylman and State Representative Rosenthal) Click For More

"We — a state senator, state assemblywoman and the Manhattan district attorney — are urging the Legislature to pass and the governor to sign “microstamping” legislation this session to significantly enhance the ability of law enforcement to solve violent gun crimes and help deter future crimes."


Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office2 days ago
Today we hosted a gun buyback at Gethsemane Garden Baptist Church in the Lower East Side with NYPD. With their help we were able to take in a total of 16 guns. Thank you to everyone who participated and for helping us keep our streets safe.