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District Attorney Janet DiFiore speaks at a panel discussion organized by the on judicial reforms aimed a preventing wrongful convictions.

 

 

 

 

Photo courtesy DMI Lindsey Beyerstein

New Year Safe Call

District Attorney Janet DiFiore, White Plains Mayor Joseph Delfino and representatives from Heineken USA, White Plains Hospital and the White Plains BID announce the "New Year, Safe Call" ride program to attendees of New Year's Eve festivities in White Plains.

 

Making Strides

Members of the 2007 Westchester County District Attorney's office - Making Strides Against Breast Cancer - walk team getting ready.

Youth Services

District Attorney Janet DiFiore discussing youth violence issues with young people from the Family Services of Westchester Senior and Junior Youth Council.

India Assoc.

Members of the Indian Association of Westchester pose for a photo after discussions with District Attorney Janet DiFiore on criminal justice issues affecting the South Asian community in Westchester County. Standing Front Row From Left: Dr.Bhagwati Mistry, President, 9th District Dental Association; Thomas Kovaloor, Secretary, Indian American Malayalee Community of Yonkers; Janet DiFiore, District Attorney; Arun Bhagirath, Treasurer, Arya Samaj Temple; Dr.Seema Rathi, President, Maheshwari Mahasabha of N.A.; ADA Sanjay Bhatt; Ven Parameswaran, Vice Chairman, Indian American Republican Council; Back Row From Left: Dr.Nilesh Patel, President, Indian Dental Association; Dr.Shishir Bhattacharya, resident, India Center of Westchester;Jethinder Abbi,Chairman, Asian American Republican Committee;Harjit Jassal, Secretary, Indian American Council of Yonkers; Rev.Dr.Varghese Abrham, Representative ofIndian Churches; Harry Singh, Regional Chairman, Lions Club International; Zach Thomas, President, Indian American Council of Yonkers; Dhiru Patel, President, BAPS, Westchester; John M. George, First Deputy DA.

 

National Night Out

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore, along with Westchester County Police Commissioner Tom Belfiore at Rye Playland as they observed the 24th annual "National Night Out" against crime.

 

DNA Analysis Lab

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore, along with County Executive Andy Spano speak with a forensic technician as they tour the new and enlarged DNA analysis lab at the Westchester County Department of Labs and Research facility.

Underage Drinking

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore speaking in support of new legislation to deal with underage drinking and teen driver inexperience. With the DA, from left to right, New York State Senator Vincent Leibell (R) 40th District, New York State Assemblywoman Sandra Galef (D) 90th District, County Executive Andy Spano, State Senator Jeff Klein (D) 34th District and Assemblyman George Latimer (D) 91st District.

Team Up Against Violence

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore along with County Executive Andy Spano at the 3 on 3 Team Up Against Violence basket ball tournament. Teams from Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Ossining, Yonkers, Peekskill and White Plains competed in the sixteen team single elimination tournament.

Electronic Law Enforcement

NW3C Director Don Brackman and Westchester County Police Commissioner Tom Belfiore along with District Attorney Janet DiFiore at the National White Collar Crime Center's "Electronic Law Enforcement Outreach Seminar" where the DA gave the opening remarks for the event.

2007 Crime Victims

District Attorney Janet DiFiore speaking at the kick off of the 2007 National Crime Victims Rights Week at the White Plains Public Library.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Karen Carroll, Recording Secretary, ZONTA Club of Westchester, Audrey Stone, Division Chief of Special Prosecutions, Westchester County District Attorney's Office May Krukiel, Victims Assistant Services Ellen Manopoli, President, ZONTA Club of Westchester and Camille Murphy, Westchester County Office for Women at a proclamation and award ceremony recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Teens & Substance Abuse

District Attorney Janet DiFiore along with Judge John B. Colangelo, Chief Greg Austin of the Rye Brook Police Dept. and Dr. Jeffrey Brown of Pediatric Associates at the annual "Substances and Teens: Their Health, the Law, and Your Liability" forum hosted by Blind Brook High School for parents and their children focused on teen substance abuse and the legal and medical responsibilities of parents relating to teen parties.

 

New ADAs

District Attorney Janet DiFiore along with Second Deputy District Attorney Anthony Servino (far right) and four newly sworn in Westchester County Assistant District Attorneys: Nadine Nagler, Bill Milaccio, Michelle Calvi and Lauren Abinanti.

 

Alcohol Compliance Checks

District Attorney Janet DiFiore speaking to a County sponsored training workshop for police officers designed to promote a unified approach in enforcement. The workshop will focus on alcohol compliance checks – the checks done by police of stores and bars to ensure they are complying with state laws that ban the sale of liquor to people under the age of 21.

Kids X-Press District Attorney Janet DiFiore with Nivia Viera, co-founder and publisher of Kids X-press Magazine, along with seventh graders Sarah Ortiz, Alexandra Imbrosci and Jasmine Campbell after conducting an interview with them.
Detective Ridley

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore and White Plains Department of Public Safety Commissioner Frank Straub answer questions at the conclusion of a Grand Jury investigation into the death of Mount Vernon Police Detective Christopher Ridley.

Burton Conviction 1

Gisela Marin, mother of Jessica Santos, along with Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore and Deputy District Attorney Robert Prisco, reacts to the conviction of Anthony Burton for Manslaughter, in the August 2006 drive-by killing of her daughter in Yonkers.

Burton Conviction 2
Sports Betting Ring Bust

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore and Harrison Police Chief David Hall, along with the lead police, investigators and prosecutors responsible for the takedown of a multi-million dollar international internet based sports betting and gambling enterprise.

Insurance Enterprise Scam

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore presents representatives from eight insurance companies checks totaling 2.2 million dollars in money recovered from an insurance enterprise scam.

KEEPING WESTCHESTER SAFE

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    Nov. 29, 2017 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. today announced that Emma Fox of Rye, NY pleaded guilty today to vehicular manslaughter and DWI charges in the death of Manhattanville College student, Robert Schartner. She faces up to seven years in state prison when...

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    Nov. 22, 2017 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. today announced that Horace Allen, a 17-year-old Bronx resident, was arraigned today before Judge Blackwood on an indictment charging him with: one count of Manslaughter in the Second Degree, a class “C” Felony, one count...

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