ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state agency launched four years ago to protect the disabled from abuse and neglect was staffed with a team of investigators and prosecutors empowered to bring criminal cases against alleged wrongdoers. But it lacked one key thing, according to three recent court rulings: the legal authority to actually prosecute anyone.That has potentially put dozens of convictions in jeopardy and threatens to undermine the mission of the agency, known as the Justice Center, to protect the 1 million disabled, addicted and mentally ill in state care.
NYS Entity Status
NYS Filing Date
OCTOBER 01, 2014
NYS DOS ID#
2257 LEGION ST
BELLMORE, NEW YORK, 11710
NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY
2014 - EMPIRE CARE AGENCY LLC
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