PRESS RELEASES ARCHIVES

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August 26, 2021

Partnership between RCDA and DSNY identifies litter-filled public areas and deploys DSNY
teams for clean-up and enforcement actions

August 6, 2021

MindOpen Learning Strategies, a Staten Island based consulting organization, will provide training and coaching to RCDA staff to enhance DEI efforts; in coming weeks, RCDA will host an Equity Workshop for RCDA Leaders, publish a report on RCDA’s DEI Efforts …

August 6, 2021

Staten Island District Attorney Michael E. McMahon this week held a meeting of the Staten Island Hate Crimes Task Force to provide updates on his office’s latest hate crime investigations and prosecutions in the borough as well as to announce new and upcoming initiatives to help combat hate and bias on Staten Island.

July 22, 2021

Staten Island DA’s Conviction Integrity Review Unit reinvestigated 1997 homicide case, discovered new evidence, and determined defendant’s actual innocence; first wrongful conviction case successfully brought on Staten Island.

June 30, 2021

Ongoing joint initiative to address illegal dumping on Staten Island delivers new ‘no dumping’
traffic sign in trouble spot along West Shore Expressway

June 16, 2021

Three defendants conspired to commit an armed robbery inside of a recording studio, fatally
shooting 23-year-old Jahade Chancey during the attempted burglary

June 8, 2021

Two bills, the Elder Parole Act and the Fair and Timely Parole Act, would pave way for
incarcerated individuals convicted of serious and violent crimes to be released early from prisons
in New York State

May 19, 2021

RCDA, Staten Island PPS and Northwell Health will work on development, implementation,
and expansion of community health programing to address substance abuse and gun violence
prevention on Staten Island

April 20, 2021

RCDA will be celebrating and honoring victims throughout the week with a series of in-person and virtual events emphasizing the importance of helping and supporting victims of crime

April 16, 2021

** “Slam the Scam” encourages Staten Islanders to just hang up on telephone and other scams; delivers new educational and law enforcement resources, including RCDA’s dedicated SCAM hotline, web portal, and digital tip form, to combat and protect residents from scams**