Cyrus Vance

As Manhattan District Attorney, Cy Vance, Jr. has made the advancement of criminal justice reform part of the mission of the District Attorney's Office, right alongside our centuries-old founding mission of public safety. Click For More



Signature Projects

Learn about our special initiatives to reform the justice system and fight 21st-century crimes.

DA Vance, community members hold #EndGunViolence rally in Harlem

DA Vance announces our $46 million investment to build five Youth Opportunity Hubs

Our Office is recognized by the Joyful Heart Foundation for our work to #EndTheBacklog

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March 19, 2018

Statement by New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., in Response to New York Magazine Article Click For More

"The NYPD and Manhattan DA’s Office are fully committed partners in the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault. Survivors of sexual violence and all who stand with them should know that this account does not accurately represent the strong partnership between the NYPD and Manhattan DA Cy Vance’s Office.

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March 15, 2018 | PIX 11

DA, advocates push for change to sex trafficking laws Click For More

Manhattan — Survivors of sex trafficking and advocates flanked the Manhattan District attorney Wednesday begging the U.S. Senate to change sex trafficking law.

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March 14, 2018

District Attorney Vance, Advocates Urge Senate to Pass ‘FOSTA-SESTA’ Sex Trafficking Bill Click For More

“We will never make strides in the fight against human trafficking by prosecuting traffickers one-by-one – we must address the websites that fuel this illicit economy with reckless disregard for victims."

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March 13, 2018

Manhattan DA’s Office Releases Report on Innovation in Prosecution at Intelligence-Driven Prosecution Symposium Click For More

“As we work to address 21st-century criminal problems, prosecutors and law enforcement must also leverage our resources and expertise to build a smarter, more equal, and more efficient 21st-century justice system.”

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March 12, 2018

DA Vance: Man Sentenced to 20 Years-to-Life For Murdering His 87-Year-Old Employer Click For More

“In this shocking crime, Miguel Abarentos wrought havoc in the home of his elderly employer, beating the man with such deadly force that even one of the murder weapons — a ceramic lamp — was shattered by the impact of his blows,” said District Attorney Vance.

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"We will continue working collaboratively and professionally to deliver justice to victims of crime in Manhattan. From time to time we’ll have our disagreements, but we'll never allow them to undermine this shared endeavor.”
— NYPD Commissioner O'Neill and DA Vance 👇🏽


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Mar 24


March For Our Lives Click For More


Monday March 12

Innovation Summit Click For More