New York State Law Enforcement Council Releases 2014 Legislative Priorities
The New York State Law Enforcement Council today unveiled its legislative agenda for 2014. The Council, comprised of leading law enforcement personnel from throughout New York, is the law enforcement community's legislative advocate. The 2014 NYSLEC legislative priorities are: 1) combating witness intimidation, 2) establishing and enhancing penalties for prescription drug diversion, 3) safeguarding our children through a felony child endangerment law and stronger penalties for possession and distribution of child pornography, 4) targeting perpetrators of no-fault insurance fraud, and 5) enhancing protections for police officers.
District Attorneys Association of the State of NYExpresses Support for Public Trust Act (March 29, 2014)
Prosecutors Honored at 2014 DAASNY Winter Conference
Janet DiFiore, Westchester County District Attorney, was the recipient of the prestigious Hogan Award.
Daniel R. Alonso Chief Assistant District Attorney, New York County
Jason Carusone First Assistant District Attorney, Warren County
Amy Feinstein First Assistant District Attorney, Kings County
Michael Flaherty First Assistant District Attorney, Erie County
White Collar Crime Task Force Releases Report
The White Collar Crime Task Force Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Chair of the Board of the New York State District Attorneys Association (DAASNY) and Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen M. Rice, President of DAASNY, announced the recommendations of the New York State White Collar Crime Task Force and the public release of its 102-page report. Convened in October 2012 during District Attorney Vance's tenure as DAASNY President, the Task Force brought together a diverse and non-partisan group of legal experts, whose recommendations include procedural changes, as well as amendments to New York's laws governing the prosecution of corruption, fraud (including elder fraud and tax fraud), cybercrime and identity theft, and money laundering.
- White Collar Crime Task Force Press Release
- White Collar Crime Task Force Report
- White Collar Crime Task Force Appendix
NYPTI Prosecutors of the Year Honored at DAASNY Summer Conference
Derek P. Champagne, Franklin County District Attorney, was the recipient of the Executive Leadership Award.
Matthew C. Hayden, Chief Assistant District Attorney at the Schuyler County District Attorney's Office, was presented with the Trial Advocacy Award.
Glenn Green, Deputy Chief of Appeals in the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office, was given the Appellate Advocacy Award.
Champion for Children Award
Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., New York County District Attorney, was awarded the Champion for Children honors by Fight Crime: Invest in Kids New York! for his dedication to protecting youth in his community and around the state.
Manhattan District Attorney Vance, Governor Cuomo, District Attorneys from Around the State Urge Passage of Public Trust Act
DA Vance Statement on Governor Cuomo's Proposed Public Trust Act (April 9, 2013)
Statement Regarding Murder of Texas District Attorney Mike McLelland and His Wife Cynthia McLelland (April 1, 2013)
Statement Regarding Murder of Texas Prosecutor Mark Hasse (February 1, 2013)
DA Vance Hosts U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder as Part of DAASNY Winter Conference (January 25, 2013)
Statement from DAASNY President Vance Regarding Governor Cuomo's Budget Address (January 22, 2013)
Statement from DAASNY President Vance Regarding Passage of NY Safe Act (January 15, 2013)
Statement from DAASNY President Vance on Governor Cuomo's Gun Law Proposals in 2013 State of the State Address (January 9, 2013)
DAASNY Proposes Legislative Change to Curb Gun Violence (January 8, 2013)
DAASNY President Vance Announces Creation of New York White Collar Crime Task Force (October 24, 2012)
DAASNY Welcomes New York County District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., as the new President of DAASNY
The Right Thing" Ethical Guidelines for Prosecutors: 2012 Update
Best Practices: Identification Procedures and Videotaping Interrogations
- Line Up Procedures
- Photo Identification Procedures
- Video Recording Interrogation Procedures
- September 19, 2012 Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly Announces Expanded Videotaping of Interrogations
- October 20, 2012 Wall Street Journal "Police Expand Interrogation Taping"