PRESS RELEASES ARCHIVES

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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**

March 19, 2021

Each year, District Attorney Michael E. McMahon hosts the “Step Up. Step Forward. Stop
Bullying.” Contest, a way for Staten Island students to express their feelings and experiences with bullying through
art and writing.

March 12, 2021

Meeting held Thursday evening for Staten Islanders to learn about different forms of domestic
violence, discover how to report abuse safely and confidentially, and access available
resources

March 1, 2021

Program provides teenage girls with access to professional role models, career education and
resources to live their dreams.

January 15, 2021

DA McMahon recently helped lead a clean-up of drug paraphernalia that was found littered
along the waterfront on Richmond Terrace by Snug Harbor Road

January 14, 2021

Preliminary data from the RCDA/NYPD Overdose Response Initiative shows there have been 10 overdose incidents over 14 days, including three deaths; DA McMahon encourages those struggling with addiction illness to seek help through RCDA’s HOPE Program and other resources found on SIHOPE.org

January 5, 2021

Joint statement released by members of Staten Island Hate Crimes Task Force, elected officials,
and community leaders

December 22, 2020

Defendant Kabary Salem was removed from Kuwait and charged following a joint investigation
by the Staten Island DA’s Office, NYPD, NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force, and U.S. Marshals
Service

December 15, 2020

Ongoing initiative between D.A. McMahon’s office, DSNY, NYC Parks, SIEDC, West Shore Industrial BID gets results for Staten Island