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    Queens Student Wins State’s Poster Contest

    Fifth-grader’s poster to compete against those created by peers across the country in National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest
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  • Crime Analysis Center

    Newest Crime Analysis Center Opens in Utica

    Mohawk Valley Crime Analysis Center is one of eight in network established by DCJS in partnership with local law enforcement agencies.
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  • Governor Cuomo announces $650,000 in federal funding to launch pilot youth justice initiative

    New York State has been awarded $650,000 in federal funding to implement a pilot program in the Mohawk Valley to reduce recidivism and improve outcomes for youth under community supervision. The “Second Chance Act” Grant will support a partnership between the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services and Kids Oneida, a non-profit organization in Utica, to establish the Upstate Juvenile Community Supervision Project throughout six counties in the Mohawk Valley.

    The Office of Youth Justice at DCJS applied for the implementation funding after partnering with Kids Oneida to design the model project; that planning process also was funded through an $180,000 Second Chance Act grant.

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  • Mohawk Valley Crime Analysis Center now open

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced the opening of a Crime Analysis Center to serve Oneida County and further expand the statewide network of intelligence and data sharing centers. The Mohawk Valley Crime Analysis Center was developed in partnership with law enforcement agencies in Oneida County and is the newest of eight centers across the state supported by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.

    Located at the Utica Police Department, the Mohawk Valley Center was established by DCJS in partnership with the Utica Police Department, Oneida County Sheriff’s Department, Oneida County District Attorney’s Office, Oneida County Probation and the New York State Police.

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  • Youth Pardon Program

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is offering executive pardons to New Yorkers convicted of non-violent crimes at ages 16 and 17 who have been crime-free for a minimum of 10 years since their offense.

    For individuals who receive this pardon, the New York State Office of Court Administration has stated that it will restrict public access to criminal history records, meaning that they will not be available to private employers, landlords or other companies that seek this information.

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  • Pro Bono Clemency Program

    To assist individuals in applying for clemency, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is partnering with several organizations from the legal community to provide free clemency petition services to individuals incarcerated by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.

    Although individuals may apply for clemency without the assistance of an attorney, free assistance from one will enhance the quality of an inmate’s application and present his or her best case to the Governor. Please contact PardonsAndCommutations@doccs.ny.gov to learn more about this program.

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