Under District Attorney Madeline Singas:
Nassau has become the safest large county in New York State. Violent crime has decreased 22% and overall crime is down an astounding 25%.
Safer communities aren’t created by accident or luck. This reduction in crime is the result of the DA’s partnership with both law enforcement and the community. The strategy relies on our skilled police forces, community-responsive prosecution and the use of the most impactful sentencing.
The DA’s office had a busy year — from prosecuting environmental crimes and animal rights abuses to managing the heroin prevention task force and taking the highest ranking member of MS-13 (and many of his associates) into custody.
No matter what issues are most important to you, Madeline is working hard to make sure all Nassau residents are proud to call this county home, including: