David Weiss

Chief of the Human Trafficking Unit

Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office

David is the Chief of the Human Trafficking Unit at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office and is also the law enforcement lead for the Department of Justice-funded Enhanced Collaborative Model, Brooklyn Human Trafficking Task Force. He has been investigating and prosecuting Human Trafficking cases since 2014. After starting his career in 2006, he handled cases involving all types of violent crime. Since joining the Human Trafficking Unit in 2014, David has prosecuted numerous violent traffickers for exploiting children and adults and has led a multi-agency investigation and prosecution resulting in the takedown and closure of two hotels and the arrests of the owners for permitting prostitution at hotels in Brooklyn and Queens. In 2017, David was cross-designated as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York to bring federal sex trafficking charges in a case involving the trafficking of several underage girls. David regularly presents on Human Trafficking investigations and prosecutions throughout NY State, around the United States and for international law enforcement officials, focusing on evidence-based prosecutions, prosecuting without a victim, and prosecuting in a true victim-centered manner.