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Programs that promote and preserve the conditions that enable community residents to live in a safe and peaceful environment through the enforcement of laws that protect life and property and the administration of justice according to the principles of law and equity. Included are crime prevention programs as well as programs that investigate and make arrests for criminal behavior; provide support for witnesses to and victims of crimes; and provide for the arraignment, prosecution and defense, judgment, sentencing, confinement and eventual release and resettlement of offenders.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
APPEALS BUREAUHandles appeals on criminal and traffic convictions from the District Court, County and Supreme Courts, and the Court of Appeals. Appealable issues are remitted back to the trial level for a lower court review.SuffolkAPPEALS BUREAULEGAL AID SOCIETY OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
BRENTWOOD MENTAL HEALTH CENTER-COURT CONSULTATION SERVICESProvides mental health evaluations for Family and Supreme Courts, Department of Social Services, Probation Department, and Children's Protective Services. Services provided through the Brentwood Mental Health Clinic.SuffolkBRENTWOOD MENTAL HEALTH CENTER-COURT CONSULTATION SERVICESSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF COMMUNITY MENTAL HYGIENE
CENTRAL ISLIP CRIMINAL COURTHandles criminal and traffic misdemeanor cases pending in the First District Court, Central Islip, NY.SuffolkCENTRAL ISLIP CRIMINAL COURTLEGAL AID SOCIETY OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
CERTIFICATE IN CRIMINOLOGY/CRIMINAL JUSTICEOffers a 24 credit certificate program that is geared toward students interested in the field of criminal justice. Students will receive both theoretical and practical exposure to the system and will develop widely applicable skills in research design and data analysis. Sample course offerings include; Introductory Sociology; Criminal Justice Administration; Research Methods in Criminal Justice; Political and Civil Rights; Social Problems; Corrections; Criminology; Sociological Theory and Applied Statistics. For more information call for a catalog or speak with an admissions counsel for specific requirements applicable to the certificate program.SuffolkCERTIFICATE IN CRIMINOLOGY/CRIMINAL JUSTICEST. JOSEPH'S COLLEGE
CRIME VICTIMS CENTERProvides crisis intervention and multi-agency referrals for support and assistance to victims of crime. Links victims of crime to the New York State Crime Victims Board for medical and essential property loss expenses. Offers individual and group counseling, legal and medical information, criminal justice advocacy including medical and courtroom accompaniment and post sentencing support. Also provides educational advocacy for minors, victims impact statement and VINE registration. Provides support and services to all innocent victims of crime, including but not limited to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, human trafficking, assault, menacing, robbery, burglary, kidnapping and other victims of violent crime, including survivors of homicide.CRIME VICTIMS CENTERPARENTS FOR MEGAN'S LAW, INC.
JAIL COUNSELING AND TREATMENT REFERRALProvides drug and alcohol counseling, treatment referrals for alternatives to incarceration, and probation supervised release program. Programs also offered at Yaphank Correctional Facility. Accepts inmate, family, attorney, or probation requests.SuffolkJAIL COUNSELING AND TREATMENT REFERRALSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF COMMUNITY MENTAL HYGIENE
NASSAU COUNTY COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMProvides a cost effective, safe and viable sentencing alternative for individuals 16 years of age and older who are willing, physically and mentally capable of making reparation for their quality of life offenses through their performance of community service. Staff conduct intakes, matches individuals to appropriate work sites, monitors individuals throughout their assignment, and reports outcomes.NassauNASSAU COUNTY COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMEAC NETWORK
NASSAU PRETRIAL SERVICESProvides intervention in the criminal justice system: assists in getting eligible persons released from jail or on their own recognizance accompanies clients and family to court appearances counseling referral to drug/alcohol programs,housing, job assistance, educational opportunities.NassauNASSAU PRETRIAL SERVICESNASSAU COUNTY COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
RIVERHEAD CRIMINAL DIVISIONHandles felony criminal matters pending in County and Supreme Courts of Suffolk County.SuffolkRIVERHEAD CRIMINAL DIVISIONLEGAL AID SOCIETY OF SUFFOLK COUNTY

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