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May 1, 2018

Ending the Prosecution of “Turnstile Jumping” (Q1 Statistics) Click For More

Effective February 1, 2018, our office no longer prosecutes the overwhelming majority of subway theft of services cases. The office released statistics pertaining to the first quarter of the policy.

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March 15, 2018

Models for Innovation Click For More

Today, we are extending the Office’s legacy of innovation by implementing new and transformative strategies to reform our practices and reshape the justice system.

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November 18, 2017

Smartphone Encryption and Public Safety (Version 3.0) Click For More

This is our office’s third annual Report, which provides a further update on the ongoing debate, and how these encryption policies - enacted by companies for their own commercial reasons - continue to frustrate efforts to solve crimes and protect the public on a daily basis.

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January 1, 2017

2016 Annual Report Click For More

Manhattan remains the safest place to live and work in the safest big city in America. The role of the District Attorney’s Office is not merely to help keep it that way – it’s also our job to help prevent New Yorkers from coming into contact with the justice system in the first place.

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November 15, 2016

Smartphone Encryption and Public Safety (Version 2.0) Click For More

This paper is intended to update readers on developments since this Office issued the Report. As will be seen below, the risks posed by default device encryption have been illustrated again and again since the Report was issued, and while there have been vigorous efforts by law enforcement officials to address those risks and dangers, there has been precious little progress.

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October 8, 2016

Domestic Violence Initiative Report Click For More

The prevalence of domestic violence is not just a criminal justice crisis. It is a national public health crisis that affects all neighborhoods and communities, and threatens our most vulnerable family members, particularly women and children.

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"Manhattan ADA Carolina Holderness says that when trafficking survivors want to vacate a conviction, it’s an opportunity to right a wrong. Her office invites them to share their stories, and supports the motions before they even get before a judge."