Upcoming Board of Directors Election

Written by Anthony Drago. Posted in Latest News

The election for the NYWLE Board of Directors will take place Sept 4, 2013 through Sept 18, 2013 via election buddy. We have 10 members in good standing running for 9 positions. Please go to the NYWLE web site to read their statements of interest. They are:

Deterring Juvenile Robberies

Written by Anthony Drago. Posted in Latest News


Click here and read about the New York City Police Department's novel approach to deter juvenile robbers, essentially staging interventions and force-feeding outreach in an effort to stem a tide of robberies by dissuading those most likely to commit them.

This program was created by NYWLE Board member Joanne Jaffe, NYPD Chief of Housing Bureau. Chief Jaffe created the program in January 2007 after she noticed a spike in robberies in Brownsville, a neighborhood with 21 public housing developments within 2.2 square miles. This is another example of excellence in policing by a member of NYWLE.