Brooklyn DA Candidate Ama Dwimoh, Wrongfully Convicted Brooklynites call for reform at DA’s Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 22, 2017 Contact: Evan Thies (917) 715-9265 and Dwimoh’s “Integrity Agenda” reforms will prevent wrongful convictions, address misconduct by criminal justice professionals Dwimoh plans standing commission to review prosecutor misconduct; will appoint special prosecutor when potential criminal behavior by a prosecutor leads to wrongful conviction (Brooklyn, NY) – Ama Dwimoh – former chief of the Crimes Against …

Brooklyn DA hopeful Ama Dwimoh backs passage of child sex-abuse law

Brooklyn district attorney hopeful Ama Dwimoh voiced her support Friday for the oft-rejected state legislation to protect child sex abuse victims. Dwimoh, the former head of the DA’s Crimes Against Children Bureau, stood with survivors of sexual assaults in challenging state legislators to support the Child Victims Act. Read The Full Editorial: passage of child sex-abuse law

Civil rights leader stumps for former prosecutor in race

A former prosecutor running for Brooklyn district attorney received strong endorsements from a NAACP leader and a member of the community of wrongfully convicted people, the Daily News has learned. Ama Dwimoh, 53, a veteran Brooklyn prosecutor under ex-DA Charles Hynes, got endorsements from Hazel Dukes, president of the NAACP New York State Conference, and Jabbar Collins, who was exonerated …

NY1 Online: Kings County Contest: The Case for Dwimoh

Brooklyn District Attorney candidate Ama Dwimoh joined Errol Louis to discuss her past as a prosecutor and make the case for why she can emerge from a crowded field in the race for Brooklyn District Attorney. Watch The Full Interview: The Case for Dwimoh

Brooklyn DA candidate Ama Dwimoh calls for passage of Child Victims Act

Ama Dwimoh, a candidate in Brooklyn’s district attorney race in the fall, held a press conference near the steps of Borough Hall on Friday afternoon to call upon New York lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo to pass the Child Victims Act (CVA). “We are here to demand that the state Legislature pass the Child Victims Act so that thousands of …

Outdated Laws, Unpunished Child Abusers

Beginning in 1997, and then for the next 13 years, Ama Dwimoh ran the Crimes Against Children Bureau in the Brooklyn district attorney’s office, observing a theater of atrocities. Early in her tenure, Ms. Dwimoh told me recently, she handled a case involving a young man who had been sexually molested by his family’s landlord for a decade, starting when …

Brooklyn DA Candidate Ama Dwimoh: ‘Delivering Justice To All’

With a stellar history of being a top-flight prosecutor of crimes committed against children, former Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney, Ama Dwimoh, has her sights set on the bigger picture of how to run the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office. Dwimoh is one of the many challengers to acting-Brooklyn D.A. Eric Gonzalez for the seat vacated last October following the untimely death … Features Ama Dwimoh

Ama Dwimoh, a former Brooklyn prosecutor, who is now the Special Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. Dwimoh is noted for establishing the Crimes Against Children’s Bureau, while working at the Brooklyn DA’s office. Read The Full Editorial: Home Brooklyn Former Prosecutor Ama Dwimoh in Running for Brooklyn DA Seat

Brooklyn Reporter Highlights Ama Dwimoh’s Run for Brooklyn DA

According to reports, former Brooklyn prosecutor Ama Dwimoh, currently serving Borough President Eric Adams’ administration as special counsel and chief compliance officer, is seriously considering a run for the Brooklyn District Attorney seat, the Brooklyn Reporter has learned. Prosecuting a number of notable cases throughout her career, Dwimoh’s most recent work in the Crimes Against Children Bureau, a division she …