Will Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance, Jr. Take Action?

Kyle Pope reports on a recent meeting between Families for Safe Streets and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. to discuss the unusually low number of prosecutions of traffic-death cases, when compared to other cities around the country.

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Judy Kottick speaks of her daughter, Ella Bandes, who was killed by a bus in 2013. Photo by Daniel Fitzsimmons.

Judy Kottick speaks of her daughter, Ella Bandes, who was killed by a bus in 2013. Photo by Daniel Fitzsimmons.

Members of the group, called Families for Safe Streets, have targeted Vance at press conferences, held at rally at City Hall to protest his approach to traffic fatalities, even shouted him down at a business breakfast. All, they say, because of an unusually low number of prosecutions of traffic-death cases, when compared to other cities around the country. – See more at: http://www.nypress.com/local-news/20150211/detente-between-vance-and-families#sthash.r2xKnIXM.dpuf

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