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Victim & Family Resources

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The Manhattan District Attorney's Office provides help and services to crime victims.

Witness Aid Services Unit (WASU)

As a crime victim, the New York County District Attorney’s Office realizes the social and emotional impact that crime can have on you, your family, and your friends.  As a result, our office has established the Witness Aid Services Unit to provide you with the ongoing support and services that...

Witness Aid Services Unit

WASU and the Special Victims Bureau Celebrate "Denim Day" The Witness Aid Services Unit provides a variety of court-related services, social services, and counseling services designed to meet the needs of...

Victims' Rights & Guidelines

Crime Victims' Rights Victims have certain rights in the criminal justice system. Depending upon the type and disposition of the case, a victim may be entitled to: Protection from threats, physical injury,...

Defendants and Re-Entrants

The New York County District Attorney’s Office provides access to case information for defendants, information about our Conviction Integrity Program, and resources for reentrants. The information contained in these pages...

Case Information

New York WebCrims WebCrims is one of the free case information services provided by the New York State Unified Court System. WebCrims provides online access to criminal cases with future appearance...

Wrongful Conviction

Conviction Integrity Program The Conviction Integrity Program is an innovative initiative created by District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., in March of 2010.  The Program is comprehensive in scope, and is...

Reentry Initiatives and Resources

Under construction - for more information, please contact Estelle Strykers at (212) 335-9340.