Criminal Justice and Courts

Statement from COBA Regarding the DOC’s Elimination of Punitive Segregation for 18-21Year Old Inmates

Statement from COBA Regarding the DOC’s Elimination of Punitive Segregation for 18-21Year Old Inmates

NEW YORK-OCTOBER 11, 2016–“Ending Punitive Segregation is another way of saying it is open season on correction officers and an invitation for inmates to increase their terrorist attacks on correction officers, civilians, and other inmates. This administration continues to put […]

Bronx DA: CASES OF INTEREST FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 10, 2016

Bronx DA: CASES OF INTEREST FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 10, 2016

Correction Officer Sentenced for Smuggling Cell Phone to Rikers Island Inmate

Correction Officer Sentenced for Smuggling Cell Phone to Rikers Island Inmate

Bronx District Attorney’s Office Hires 64 Assistant District Attorneys

Bronx District Attorney’s Office Hires 64 Assistant District Attorneys

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of October 3, 2016

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of October 3, 2016

Bronx District Attorney’s Office Opens “Rikers Island Prosecution Bureau” on Rikers Island

Bronx District Attorney’s Office Opens “Rikers Island Prosecution Bureau” on Rikers Island

Bronx DA Darcel D. Clark and DOC Commissioner Joseph Ponte Inaugurate Satellite Office Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark, joined by New York City Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte, today officially opened the Bronx District Attorney’s Rikers Island Prosecution […]

Bronx Man Arrested For Possessing And Distributing Child Pornography

Bronx Man Arrested For Possessing And Distributing Child Pornography

Bronx Man Arrested For Possessing And Distributing Child Pornography In Online Chats with FBI Undercover Agents, Rudy Mena Described Sexually Molesting A Young Child Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. […]

by · September 22, 2016 · Crime, Criminal Justice and Courts
Correction Officers Sentenced in Assault of Inmate and Attempted Cover-up

Correction Officers Sentenced in Assault of Inmate and Attempted Cover-up

Bronx District Attorney’s Office Clears 355 Warrants After “Another Chance” Event

Bronx District Attorney’s Office Clears 355 Warrants After “Another Chance” Event

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of August 22, 2016

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of August 22, 2016

Cases of Interest for the Week of August 22, 2016   Monday, August 22, 2016 ADA Judge Part # Status Defendant Name Case Details Whelan, P. Justice Whiten Part B Appearance JAMES ELLIS Charged with Attempted Murder and additional crimes […]

Disgraced Pol’s Appeal Denied By Appeals Court — Pensions May Be Seized

Disgraced Pol’s Appeal Denied By Appeals Court — Pensions May Be Seized

Today, the U.S. Appeals Court for the Second Circuit denied disgraced former Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson’s appeal of his federal trial judge’s order seizing his pension contributions assets that can be used to pay his $22,000 restitution penalty. Second Circuit […]

Daily News Calls Out CM Gibson For Quashing Own Traffic Ticket

Daily News Calls Out CM Gibson For Quashing Own Traffic Ticket

In a blistering editorial on Tuesday, the NY Daily News called on Bronx Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson to step aside as chair of the City Council’s Public Safety Committee for quashing a ticket given her for dangerous driving. The DN […]

Council Member Gibson Announces $21.9 Million Budget Enhancements for County District Attorneys 

Council Member Gibson Announces $21.9 Million Budget Enhancements for County District Attorneys 

​Council Member Gibson Announces $21.9 Million In Funding for County District Attorneys  by Koi Germany, Staff Writer On the sunny steps of the Bronx Court House Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson, joined by Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark, Richmond County […]

Council Member Gibson Announces $21.9 Million Budget Baselining

Council Member Gibson Announces $21.9 Million Budget Baselining

The funding will enable the Bronx District Attorney to assign a single assistant DA–to eliminate delays and backlogs in trial cases–at every stage.

WYSK: Why shouldn’t the spotlight be on public offenders, too?

WYSK: Why shouldn’t the spotlight be on public offenders, too?

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW Why shouldn’t the spotlight be on public offenders, too? By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz You should know that there is a debate raging in the New York State Legislature about eliminating the statute of limitations on […]