Q: How to motion a venue to get a criminal investigation done by NYSTroopers?

The Chief of police will not transfer the case. Numerous requests made. The crime has not been investigated due to corruption and Misconduct within the police department.

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A: To request a criminal investigation by the New York State Troopers when a local police department is not cooperating, you can take the following steps:

1. Document everything: Keep detailed records of the crime, your interactions with local police, and reasons for suspecting corruption or misconduct.

2. Contact the New York State Police directly: Reach out to the nearest State Police barracks or troop headquarters. Explain your situation and request their involvement.

3. File a complaint with the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services: They oversee law enforcement agencies and may be able to intervene.

4. Contact your local District Attorney's office: They have the authority to request investigations from other agencies.

5. Reach out to your state representatives: They may be able to apply pressure or direct you to appropriate resources.

6. Consider contacting federal law enforcement: If the crime falls under federal jurisdiction, agencies like the FBI might get involved.

7. Consult with a lawyer: They can advise you on the best course of action and potentially file motions in court to compel an investigation.

Remember, the process can be complex and may take time. It's important to persist and follow proper channels. If you believe there's immediate danger or ongoing criminal activity, always prioritize your safety and consider reaching out to state or federal authorities directly.

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