Crime Strategies Unit
The Crime Strategies Unit analyzes data to focus prosecutorial resources on crime-drivers in order to reduce criminal activity in Staten Island. By connecting and processing data from numerous law enforcement partners, utilizing and implementing technological solutions, and providing support and analysis, the Unit targets cases to ensure enhanced prosecutorial outcomes. The unit identifies criminal organizations and crime trends via communication with various law enforcement agencies such as the NYPD, the Department of Parole, and the Department of Probation. The unit consists of analysts and lawyers that provide material support to prosecutors in augmenting cases with technological resources such as mapping, forensic multimedia enhancement, and social media investigations.