Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan Will Move to Dismiss 24 Convictions and Seal 4 Additional Arrest Records
Convictions Relied on Former Narcotics Detective Joseph Franco, since fired by the NYPD and charged with multiple perjuries
Bridget Brennan Statement on Conviction of Derek Chauvin
The guilty verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin allows some light to shine through the dark cloud that has too often hovered over the criminal justice system. The verdict affirms the value of George Floyd’s life, but his senseless death demands an immediate response from those in criminal justice roles. We must do all we can to restore community trust and ensure a fair and equitable justice system.
Two Men Arrested with 100 Pounds of Cocaine Stamped with the Nickname of One of the World’s Greatest Soccer Players
Gun and over $200,000 seized from apartment and vehicle in Jamaica More than one hundred pounds of cocaine were recovered from a seventh-floor apartment in a two building 17 story residential complex containing a gym, lap pool and roof deck, in Queens on Monday afternoon. Investigators and agents arrested two individuals, and recovered one loaded handgun, and more than $200,000, …
Opioid Epidemic Reports
In carrying out its mission to save lives, SNP seeks to educate the public about the opioid epidemic. Over the past four years, SNP partnered with Staten Island District Attorney Michael E. McMahon and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark as co-clients for graduate-level researchers from Columbia University. Examining the opioid epidemic in New York City, these capstone teams produced independent reports and recommendations for improved access to treatment services, substance abuse education and prevention initiatives.