July 15, 2020
Albany, NY

No. 147.36: Amendment to Executive Order 147 - A Special Prosecutor to Investigate and Prosecute Matters Relating to the Deaths of Civilians Caused by Law Enforcement Officers

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No. 147.36


E X E C U T I V E  O R D E R


In view of the request of Attorney General Letitia James, my order and requirement, embodied in Executive Order Number one hundred and forty-seven, dated July 8, 2015, is hereby amended to include an additional paragraph to the penultimate paragraph as amended by Executive Order Numbers 147.1 - 147.35 to read as follows:


            FURTHER, the requirement imposed on the Special Prosecutor by this Executive Order shall include the investigation, and if warranted, prosecution:


(jj) of any and all unlawful acts or omissions or alleged unlawful acts or omissions by any law enforcement officer, as listed in subdivision 34 of section 1.20 of the Criminal Procedure Law, arising out of, relating to, or in any other way connected with the death of Christopher Curro on May 12, 2020, in Nassau County.



G I V E N   under my hand and the Privy Seal of the State in the City of Albany this fifteenth day of July in the year two thousand twenty.





Secretary to the Governor