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    Governor Cuomo announces expansion of Crime Analysis Center network

    Hudson Valley Crime Analysis Center becomes the ninth intelligence and data-sharing center. Read the Press Release »

  • POMC

    Governor Cuomo honors 51 police officers who made the ultimate sacrifice

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  • Top Workplace

    DCJS named 2018 Top Workplace

    The Division of Criminal Justice Services has been named an Albany Times Union Top Workplace for the second year in a row.


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  • Governor Cuomo announces New York State's Police Officer of the Year Award recipients

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that six members of the Yonkers Police Department are the recipients of the New York State Police Officer of the Year Award. Captain Andrew Lane, Detective Kayla Maher, Detective Dawn Lebzelter, Officer Brendan Moore, Officer Thomas Bennett and Officer Vincent Reda were honored for their actions on Sept. 25, 2017, when they apprehended a gunman who had shot Detective Maher in the face at point-blank range.

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  • Proposed state rule changes related to the Raise the Age law

    Pursuant to Executive Law §243(1), Criminal Procedure Law Article 722, and Family Court Act Article 3, the state Division of Criminal Justice Services has issued regulations to reflect services which will be performed by county Probation Departments as a result of the Raise the Age law. Also, pursuant to Executive Law §§243 (1), and 257 (1) and (6) (a) and (b), DCJS has issued regulations regarding job specifications and required knowledge, skills, and abilities for probation professionals employed by localities. The changes to the H-10 regulations are related to Raise the Age in that the revisions will provide counties with greater flexibility in filling new positions needed for Raise the Age based upon the revised qualifications.

    The text of the proposed rules and any required statements and analyses may be obtained from Natasha M. Harvin-Locklear, Esq., New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, Alfred E. Smith Building, 80 South Swan Street, Albany, New York 12210, phone: (518) 457-8413, email: dcjslegalrulemaking@dcjs.ny.gov. The deadline for public comments is Oct. 8, 2018. Any data, views or arguments should be submitted to Natasha M. Harvin-Locklear, Esq. during that time.

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  • New York State recognizes two probation professionals

    New York State has recognized Monroe County Supervising Probation Officer David Fluellen and Erie County Juvenile Probation Officer July Orlowski for their outstanding work to effect positive change in individuals under their supervision. Fluellen received the Director’s Award for Outstanding Service by a Probation Officer – Adult Services, while Orlowski received the Outstanding Service by a Probation Officer – Juvenile Services. The awards are presented annually by the Office of Probation and Correctional Alternatives at the state Division of Criminal Justice Services in recognition of exceptional service, dedication and professionalism by a probation officer who has significantly contributed to the field of community corrections.

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  • State agencies partner to expand restorative justice training to 25 school districts and BOCES across New York

    More than four dozen educators from Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) and their partnering school districts have successfully completed a training that will allow them to teach their peers to implement restorative justice, which can reduce reliance on suspension and other exclusionary discipline. Professionals from 25 BOCES and school districts attended the four-day training in July, made possible through a partnership among the state Division of Criminal Justice Services , state Education Department and the New York State School Boards Association.

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  • Governor Cuomo announces expansion of Crime Analysis Center network

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the expansion of the state’s Crime Analysis Center network to Dutchess, Orange and Ulster counties. The Hudson Valley Crime Analysis Center is the ninth intelligence and data-sharing center established by the state Division of Criminal Justice Services in partnership with local law enforcement agencies. It will provide investigative support and information to help police and prosecutors in the region more effectively solve, reduce, and prevent crime.

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  • Voter Registration Information

    New York State Executive Order #169 requires the Division of Criminal Justice Services and other state agencies to make voter registration information available to members of the public. To register to vote you must: be a U.S. citizen; be 18 years old by the end of the year in which you register; not be in prison or on parole for a felony conviction; and not claim the right to vote elsewhere. Call 1-800-FOR-VOTE or send an email to DCJS at dcjslegalservices@dcjs.ny.gov. to request a form to be mailed to you. Please use “New York State Voter Registration Form” as the subject line. You may also use the registration form to change your name and/or address on file with the Board of Elections; join a political party for the first time; or change your political party.

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  • State law permits certain non-violent criminal convictions to be sealed

    A provision in the state's landmark Raise the Age law allows individuals who have remained crime-free for 10 years to request that certain New York State convictions be sealed.

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    Statistics » This chart details the number of individuals who have had cases sealed since the provision’s Oct. 7, 2017, effective date. The data are detailed by month and county in which the court granted the seal.

  • 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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