Court Officer Training Facility Unveiled in Brooklyn
Top officials within the state’s court system unveiled a new facility in Brooklyn on Monday to train state court officers. Chief Judge Janet DiFiore… Article from Law.com by Dan Clark Top officials within the state’s court system unveiled a new facility in Brooklyn on...
New State-of-the-Art Academy Honors Court Officers Who Died On 9/11
THE EXTERIOR OF THE COURT OFFICERS TRAINING ACADEMY, WHICH WILL OPEN CROWN HEIGHTS BY 2019. RENDERINGS COURTESY OF MITCHELL GIURGOLA. Article from Queens Daily Eagle By Jonathan Sperling New York court officers are getting a new training center, built to honor those...
Court Officers Unions Hopeful 4th Time Is Charm on Disability Bill
Cuomo's More Pro-Labor Stance Spurs Optimism Despite Past VetoesArticle from TheChiefLeader.com By RICHARD KHAVKINE GOVERNOR CUOMO: Is change of heart coming?CAROL KELLERMANN: Calls for fiscal restraint. PATRICK CULLEN: ‘All we want is equity.’ DENNIS QUIRK: Calls for...
Court Staffing Shortage Reaches Crisis Proportions
At Brooklyn Criminal Court, you may have the right to a speedy trial but there’s no guarantee you’ll have speedy access to the courthouse. Chances are you’ll be late, with lines stretching outside the block for over an hour, and then the wait to get through the magnetometers taking another hour. It’s all because of what court officers claim is a staffing shortage of crisis proportions. Melissa Russo reports.
Staff Shortage Grinds Wheels of Justice to a Halt
Article from the Queens Daily Eagle By Christina Carrega The lack of proper staffing inside Queens Supreme Court delayed the sentencing of a married couple who were convicted for sex trafficking charges, the Eagle learned. For almost five hours on Tuesday,...
Unions representing court officers call on judges to not take bench without proper staffing levels
We will not apologize for exercising our constitutional rights or for bringing to the public’s attention our concerns for public safety in the nation’s busiest judicial system.
NY Law Journal article regarding OCA Sexual Harassment policy
In #MeToo Era, New York Courts’ New Sexual Misconduct Policy Was Done Too Quietly, Critics Charge
Court officers in Queens warn public that understaffing means state courts ‘ready to explode’
Article from QNS.com By Bill Parry | | Monday, October 29, 2018 | 10:00 AM Dozens of court officers rallied and handed out literature outside the Kew Gardens State Supreme Courthouse on Thursday, warning the public — particularly court personnel...
Court officers rally against ‘Raise the Age’
Court officers outside the the Bronx Wednesday rallied against the ‘Raise the Age’ law, which they say poses a great threat inside of courtrooms.
Commentary: Thinned ranks of court officers leave courtrooms vulnerable
By Patrick Cullen and Dennis Quirk, Commentary Published 7:39 pm EDT, Tuesday, October 9, 2018 There is a crisis in our courts threatening the safety and security of judges, lawyers, court officers and the thousands of members of the public who use the courts every...
Pat Cullen – Interview – Piscopo In The Morning 9-25-18 AM 970 The Answer
Joe Piscopo interviews Pat Cullen, President of the New York State Supreme Court Officers Association, and they discuss the security crisis facing New York courthouses.
STATE COURT OFFICERS ARE CONCERNED WITH SAFETY, SECURITY
Starting October 1st, 16-year-olds who have committed misdemeanor crimes will be tried as juveniles in Family Court, as per the ‘Raise the Age’ legislation approved in 2015. For 17-year-olds, the same change comes on October 1st, 2019–