New York’s Video Interrogation Law in Effect

Yesterday, New York State announced that a new law went into effect on April 1st that requires law enforcement agencies to keep video recordings of custodial interrogations. This new law will only apply to those who are accused of committing very serious crimes that may include violent felony sex offenses and homicides. The purpose of […]

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Differences Between Robbery and Theft

New York State takes all crimes very seriously and aim to hold all individuals who commit crimes accountable for breaking the law. Of course, when crimes become violent, the penalties are much more severe. When an individual is charged with stealing from another party, they may be faced with a wide variety of charges and […]

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NY Aims to Improve Re-Entry Process After Prison

As one of the components of New York State’s Criminal Justice Reform Initiative, there is a major focus on helping New Yorkers return to society after they have been incarcerated. In fact, the governor announced this week that he will be advancing reforms to help individuals return to the community after they have been released […]

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Shoplifting Charges in Rockland County

In New York State, shoplifting is taken very seriously. Though the term shoplifting is often used, the crime itself is known throughout the state as larceny. If an individual is arrested for larceny in Rockland County or throughout the state, they will be facing serious consequences upon conviction. Larceny penalties are decided heavily on the […]

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