Retired NYPD Detective Hired To Help Sexual Abuse Survivors

Elizabeth Harris, a retired detective who worked with thousands of sex abuse survivors during her NYPD career, has been named to two roles in the Diocese of Brooklyn’s Office of Protection of Children and Young People.

Child Abuse Law Signed in New York Long After Diocese’s Adoption

Fourteen years after the Diocese of Brooklyn began to offer programs in parishes and schools to prevent abuse of minors, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed “Erin’s Law” on Aug. 29, requiring public schools in New York state to have a similar program.