Category: In the Community

DA Hoovler Joins Local Fraternal Order of Police Lodge President in Recognizing Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

January 7, 2019

Annual Nationwide Campaign to Support Police Officers Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler and Mike McGinn, President of the Jason Conklin Memorial Lodge #957 of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), issued a statement recognizing Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (LEAD). LEAD will occur on Wednesday, January 9, 2018. At 10:00 a.m. that day, the…

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DA Hoovler Recommends Increased Funding for Opioid Prevention and Enforcement

December 20, 2018

Additional Funding Needed, to Augment Treatment Dollars District Attorney David M. Hoovler is calling on New York State to allocate additional funds to enhance efforts at preventing opioid abuse, addiction, and overdose deaths; and to provide greater resources and tools for law enforcement to combat the opioid epidemic. Those additional funds would be essential to…

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DA Hoovler Presented With “Award of Excellence” From the New York State Humane Association

November 29, 2018

Orange County District Attorney’s Office Recognized for Excellence in the Prosecution of Animal Cruelty Cases Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler was presented with an “Award of Excellence” by the New York State Humane Association on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at the District Attorney’s Office. Patricia Valusek, President of the New York State Humane…

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DA Hoovler Announces Awards from New York State Department of Labor

October 9, 2018

Orange County District Attorney’s Office Receives “Certificates of Merit” for Recoveries in Unemployment Fraud Cases Orange County Among Top Ten Counties in State in Restitution Recoveries on Unemployment Fraud Cases in 2018 Orange County District Attorney Recovered Over One Million Dollars in Illegally Obtained Unemployment Insurance On October 4, 2018, representatives of the New York…

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District Attorney Hoovler, Along with Jewish Federation and School Representatives, Announces Launch of Hate Crimes Awareness Initiative

September 28, 2018

Initiative to Enhance Awareness, Investigation, and Prosecution of Hate Crimes Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, on Thursday, September 27, 2018, announced the launch of the District Attorney’s Hate Crimes Awareness Initiative. The announcement came at a press conference at the Orange County Emergency Services Center in Goshen, where District Attorney Hoovler was joined…

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DA Hoovler Announces Seventh Hunter Safety Program

September 21, 2018

District Attorney to Host Hunter Safety Program in Deerpark Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that as part of the District Attorney’s Office Community Outreach Program his office will again be hosting a hunter safety program. Although a prior course was given earlier this year, public response has been so overwhelming that this…

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District Attorney Hoovler Announces That DA’s Office Will Participate in 2018 National Night Out Against Crime

July 25, 2018

District Attorney and ADAs to Participate at All Eight Orange County Events County Executive Neuhaus, Sheriff DuBois, and County Clerk Rabbitt to Make Appearances Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, he and members of his staff will appear at the National Night Out Against Crime events being…

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District Attorney Hoovler Announces Middletown Summer Youth Program

July 16, 2018

District Attorney Hoovler and Mayor Destefano Announce Middletown Summer Youth Program District Attorney to Host Middletown Community Youth Gym Program Provides an Alternative to Youths Being on the Streets during the Summer Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, and City of Middletown Mayor Joseph Destefano announced that the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and…

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DA Hoovler Announces Initiative to Enhance Diversity and to Combat Bias Crimes

June 27, 2018

Campaign to be Conducted in Cooperation with Orange County Jewish Federation Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, that the District Attorney’s Office, in cooperation with the Orange County Jewish Federation, will be establishing an initiative designed to raise awareness about anti-Semitism and other diversity issues, and to increase…

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DA Hoovler Announces Upcoming Crackdown on Prevailing Wage Violations

June 23, 2018

Enhancing Enforcement Efforts Against Contractors Who Fail to Pay Prevailing Wages on Public Works Contracts Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced on Friday, June 22, 2018, that this summer his office will be increasing its enforcement efforts against contractors who fail to pay workers the prevailing wage applicable to public works contracts. As…

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