June 2011

Responding to the State Department's 2011 Trafficking in Persons Report

Posted on: Thursday, June 30, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, ATEST, Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking, 2011 Trafficking in Persons Report, Anti-Trafficking Program, human trafficking, trafficking in persons, anti-trafficking organizations

ATEST (Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking) issued a response to the recent release of the 2011 Trafficking in Persons report from the U.S. State Department. Safe Horizon's Anti-Trafficking Program, an ATEST partner, joined with other anti-trafficking organizations such as...

Using DNA to Solve Old Crimes

Posted on: Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Keywords: New York City, Manhattan District Attorney, Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., crime victims, Champion 2010 Awards, rape victim, murder victim, DNA, DNA collection

Manhattan District Attorney and Safe Horizon 2010 Champion Awards Honoree Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. advocates for using DNA to identify those who commit crimes. A June 2011 New York Times article highlighting how DNA collected during a recent routine arrest helped solve...

New York State Suspends Participation in the Secure Communities Program

Posted on: Thursday, June 2, 2011

Keywords: Secure Communities Program, Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York State, New York, Safe Horizon

Thursday, June 02, 2011 - Safe Horizon applauds Wednesday's decision to suspend New York State's participation in the Secure Communities Program pending further review. Immigration status should not be a barrier to contacting law enforcement for immediate help. Unfortunately, in...

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