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A Criminal-Justice Revolution Grows In Brooklyn Under DA's Reform Plan

Posted 3/15/19

In announcing a 17-point program he said would ensure fairness and justice for all Brooklynites, District Attorney Eric Gonzalez said he was going smart, not soft on crime.

Saying that prosecutors, including himself, have for too long been reflexive in response to criminality, Mr. Gonzalez said he and his office will make more holistic appraisals of the circumstances that allowed criminal behavior to happen in the first place and cultivate preventive measures.

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