Executive Vice President Judge Karen Gopee received an honor on 9/12/19 from Queens Borough President Melinda Katz please.
Judge Karen Gopee, who immigrated to the US at age one, is the first Trinidad-American criminal judge. She served as Judge Calabrese’s court attorney for many years playing a critical role. She established a program that recommended drug treatment instead of jail time. Judge Gopee also forged community partnerships that brought opportunities to local youth, to bridge the gap between the police and the community.