• Animal abuse investigations the new focus of Manhattan DA program

    4 days ago - By Topix

    A new program calls upon Manhattan's prosecutors to focus on investigating crimes against animals, including neglect and hoarding, District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. announced on Thursday. The Animal Cruelty Program, which will be led by Assistant District Attorney Tanisha Palvia, aims to crack down on and prosecute animal cruelty cases, while training other ADAs to follow suit, according to the district attorney's office.
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