Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore participates in a Menorah Lighting ceremony to commemorate Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Light, along with (L to R) Rabbi Velvl Butman Executive Director Chabad Lubavitch of Westchester County, Rabbi Yosef Butman of Armonk, Rabbi Arik Wolf of Bedford, Rabbi Dovid Labkowski of Briarcliff and Rabbi Benjy Silverman of Dobbs Ferry.



District Attorney Janet DiFiore participates in a panel discussion on Underage Drinking, organized by the Committee For Smart Choices, at the Fieldston School in the Bronx.


                                                                                         Photo Courtesy of the Yonkers Public Schools


In honor of the 2008 National Safe Schools Week, the Westchester County District Attorney’s office presented anti-gun violence workshops to middle and high schools students throughout lower Westchester County. District Attorney Janet DiFiore, in partnership with Yonkers Public School Superintendent Bernard P. Pierorazio (pictured) and Mount Vernon City School District Superintendent Dr. W.L. "Tony" Sawyer, addressed their concerns for the well being of young people and the threat posed by gun violence. The DA discussed the importance of protecting children against violent crime, the legal and medical ramifications of possessing illegal handguns and the role that young

people can play in reducing gun violence.

Teens from Mount Vernon's "Aid for Children" summer program with District Attorney Janet DiFiore after their tour of the County Court building.  

District Attorney Janet DiFiore and members of the District Attorneys office with participants in the 2008 New York Legal Education Opportunity program. The NYLEO program assists minority, low-income and educationally disadvantaged college graduates in acquiring the fundamental and practical skills necessary to succeed in law school. As part of the program, students have the opportunity to visit courts in session and meet with members of the judiciary and other legal professionals.

Assistant District Attorney Nicole Gamble (Left), First Deputy District Attorney John M. George (2nd from right) and Second Deputy District Attorney/Chief of the Investigations Division Ted Livingston present White Plains Police Detective Robert Caiati and Sergeant Todd Moskalik a check for $32,930.06 in asset forfeiture monies surrendered as part of a sentence imposed relating to guilty pleas of Trademark Counterfeiting at the Music Plus video store in White Plains, New York.

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore with members and the director of the Turkish American Heritage Association of Westchester (L-R) Hasan Erkan, Member, Melike Ayan, Director, Oguzhan Turan, Member and FDDA John George, after discussions with the District Attorney on issues affecting the Turkish community in Westchester County.

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore and Assistant District Attorney Heide Mason, Chief of the Bias Crime Unit, along with (L-R) Post Chaplain Milt Hoffman and Post Commander Aaron Silver, after speaking at the Spring Breakfast Meeting of the Jewish War Veterans of White Plains.

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore with Jessila Simpson, a student at Mount Vernon High School, who for a senior project using criminal law as her subject, interviewed the District Attorney.

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore as she received the 2008 Charles A. Rapallo Award from the Columbian Lawyers Association of the First Judicial Department. This is the forty third time the award was conferred and the first to a female District Attorney. The award was presented to the District Attorney by New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, at a ceremony, in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore and Westchester County Clerk Tim Idoni congratulate Amit Parab on his swearing in as Westchester County's newest

Assistant District Attorney.

District Attorney Janet DiFiore and Bronx Assistant District Attorney Joseph McCormack, Chief of the Vehicular Crimes Prosecution Bureau, after speaking at a CLE - Continuing Legal Education - course presented to prosecutors from the Westchester County

District Attorneys office.

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore speaking at a news conference in support of proposed legislation by New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo (far right) that would further strengthen protections against the use of the Internet by convicted sex offenders. The Electronic Security and Targeting of Online Predators Act (e-STOP), is the nation's most comprehensive legislation to deal with the threat of sexual predators on the Internet. It also creates the country's first mandatory ban on sexual predators from social networking Web sites.

District Attorney Janet DiFiore along with County Executive Andy Spano at the announcement of a new county wide gun rewards program. Anyone who has information about an individual possessing an illegal handgun can call a secure telephone number and if their tip leads to an arrest and conviction, they can receive $1,000.

District Attorney Janet DiFiore after the swearing in of three new Assistant District Attorneys, Grant O'Donnell, Suzanne Miles and Mary Kornman.

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Westchester County District Attorney's Office
Richard J. Daronco Courthouse
111 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
White Plains, New York 10601

Telephone (914) 995-3414