OUR MISSION

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“The men and women of the Richmond County District Attorney’s Office work each day in partnership with law enforcement and the people of Staten Island to pursue justice for victims of crime, to prevent crime in all its forms, and to promote the safety and well-being of all citizens of our borough.”

OUR EFFORTS

TO CREATE A SAFE COMMUNITY AND ENVIRONMENT

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DRUG EPIDEMIC

Staten Island’s drug epidemic has taken the lives of hundreds of our loved ones and impacted countless more. Learn more about what DA McMahon is doing to end the scourge of abuse and addiction in our borough.

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Domestic Violence offenses are among the most heinous crimes committed on Staten Island. We have taken an all hands on deck approach to combat these horrific crimes and support those who have been victimized.

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STREET CRIME

Although Staten Island remains the safest borough in the safest big city in America, we confront burglaries, robberies, gun violence, assault, and other “big-city” crimes each day. Learn what we are doing to keep Staten Islanders safe in their neighborhoods.

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ANIMAL CRUELTY

Crimes committed against animals, cruel in their own right, are often predictive crimes that indicate an offender’s likelihood to harm another human. Read more about what we are doing to prosecute those who harm animals & our pets.

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VICTIM SERVICES

For those who have been victimized by crime, the criminal justice system can at times feel harsh and unwelcoming. Our Victim Services Unit helps victims through their case by connecting them to resources, providing a safe space, and most of all being there when they need it most.

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COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

In order to effectively serve the community as a whole, the Community Partnership Unit serves as a critical link between our office and the people of Staten Island. This Unit works to address existing crime and public safety concerns, educates community members on the issues we are facing, and develops strategies and partnerships to prevent crime in all its forms.

IMPORTANT NUMBERS

IF THERE IS AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY

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RCDA Drug Hotline
(718) 697-8321
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Family Justice Center
(718) 697-8316
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RCDA HOPE
(718) 697-8322
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RCDA Animal Neglect Prevention Program
(718) 697-8320
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78 Richmond Terrace, St. George, NY, 10301-1905
(718) 876-8500
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970 Richmond Avenue, Staten Island, NY, 10314-1503
(718) 697-8700
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2320 Hylan Blvd., New Dorp, NY, 10306-3207
(718) 667-2211
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116 Main Street, Tottenville, NY, 10307-1227
(718) 948-9311

TOP NEWS

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Drug treatment program expanded to offer more defendants a chance at recovery, D.A. announces

January 16, 2019
A ray of HOPE in a borough plagued by the opioid epidemic shined a little brighter Wednesday after it was announced that the drug treatment program would be expanded in cooperation with the Criminal Court of the City of New York.

Drug treatment program expanded to offer more defendants a chance at recovery, D.A. announces

Dealer pleads guilty to manslaughter in fatal heroin-fentanyl overdose

January 2, 2019
A Staten Island drug dealer pleaded guilty Wednesday to manslaughter for selling a batch of fentanyl-laced heroin that killed one of his customers.

Dealer pleads guilty to manslaughter in fatal heroin-fentanyl overdose

D.A. launches new tactics as opioid crisis continues to ravage the borough

January 1, 2019
The number of non-fatal overdoes this year, which is more than double the number of fatal overdoses, shows the opioid crisis on Staten Island could be getting worse.

D.A. launches new tactics as opioid crisis continues to ravage the borough

LEADERSHIP TEAM

MEET THE EXECUTIVE BUREAU

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MICHAEL E. MCMAHON  DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Michael E. Mcmahon


DISTRICT ATTORNEY

PAUL A. CAPOFARI  CHIEF ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY

PAUL A. CAPOFARI


Chief Assistant
District Attorney

TIMOTHY J. KOLLER  EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Timothy J. Koller


Executive Assistant
District Attorney

THOMAS C. RIDGES  SPECIAL COUNSEL TO THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY

THOMAS C. RIDGES


Special Counsel to
the District Attorney

ASHLEIGH J. OWENS  CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Ashleigh J. Owens


CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY

WANDA DEOLIVEIRA  CHIEF TRIAL COUNSEL

WANDA DEOLIVEIRA


CHIEF TRIAL
COUNSEL

HAVE AN ANONYMOUS DRUG TIP?

Information that can help build strong investigations and prosecutions includes:

  • The location
  • Names or descriptions of suspected dealer and/or buyer
  • What type of vehicle was involved, if any
  • What kind of product was sold
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SUBMIT AN ANONYMOUS DRUG REPORT

GO TO REPORT

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CALL THE RCDA HOTLINE

(718) 697-8321