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January 24, 2023 | Teen Vogue

Manhattan District Attorney: Homeless in NYC Need Services and Support, Not Jail Click For More

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.

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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 Office7 hours ago
Earlier today D.A. Bragg joined the One Hundred Blackman Annual Reentry Resource Fair and Suit Giveaway! Our office contributed to the effort, donating more than 100 pieces of professional attire. We are very grateful to our community partners for making this event possible.
Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office1 day ago
“What’s important is that we center [the victim] and not cheapen the most important type of case historically, a murder investigation.” – D.A. Bragg. Read more about our efforts to seek justice for Denisse Oleas-Arancibia in New York Daily News:
Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office1 day ago
Yesterday, one of our Assistant DAs joined a panel hosted by Brooklyn Law School's Criminal Law Society as they discussed the work of a prosecutor and how to develop the skills you need to be successful!