At the peak of summer, rising temperatures are often accompanied by a tragic increase in deadly gun violence. Thankfully in New York City, and Manhattan, shootings and homicides continue to decrease.
The Clean Slate Act is fairer to people who’ve done their done time and better for the whole society
There is a clear reason why both business and law enforcement leaders count ourselves among the broad and diverse coalition of supporters of a critically important bill pending in Albany right now, the Clean Slate NY Act (S.211/A.1029). This legislation would be an essential tool for advancing public safety, fairness, and economic empowerment.
A married couple convicted of trafficking eight women, including two women placed in the wife’s care as a certified foster parent. A 31-year-old man convicted of using violence, coercion, and even rape to force teenagers to engage in prostitution. A 36-year-old man convicted of trafficking three 17-year-old girls and exploiting at least eight other women.
Manhattan District Attorney Alvin L. Bragg, Jr., a '95 graduate of Harvard College and a ’99 graduate of Harvard Law School, today congratulated Harvard University’s graduating class of 2023 and highlighted the importance of public service and volunteerism in a Harvard Crimson op-ed.
Manhattan District Attorney Alvin L. Bragg, Jr., today highlighted the public safety imperative of connecting New Yorkers struggling with mental illness or substance use to community-based services.
Sadly, it’s a familiar daily scene on our streets and in the subways across New York City: people visibly struggling with serious mental health and substance use challenges.