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



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

DA Vance accepting the New York Center for Children's "Champion" Award

The head of our Cybercrime Bureau appears on VICE's "Motherboard" podcast to talk about how we solve and prosecute complex high-tech crimes

DA Vance tours Educational Alliance and learns more about the innovative "two-generation" education program funded by CJII

DA Vance announces the results of the office's $38M investment in testing the national rape kit backlog

DA Vance welcomes players to our annual Saturday Night Lights Invitational Basketball Tournament

Take Your Kids to Work Day 2019

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November 15, 2019

D.A. Vance: All Defendants Convicted of Manslaughter For East Village Building Explosion Click For More

“As construction and development continues to boom, today’s guilty verdict puts property owners, contractors, and managers on notice: my Office will pursue criminal charges against those who place expediency and financial gain over life and limb."

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November 12, 2019

D.A. Vance Urges Passage of “Vehicular Violence Accountability Act” in Streetsblog Op-Ed Click For More

The Vehicular Violence Accountability Act would fix fundamentally broken laws so that more drivers who injure or kill can be held accountable.

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November 8, 2019

City Expands Award-Winning, Nationally Recognized Supervised Release Program in Response to State Bail Reform Click For More

Manhattan D.A. Vance to provide $100 million to launch the expansion with funds forfeited in D.A.’s investigations against major banks City Council to pledge $7 million in funding NEW YORK—In anticipation of new State bail reform measures, New York City will launch an expansion of its successful Supervised Release program as a proven alternative judges

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November 4, 2019

Statement by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., on NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill’s Service to New York City Click For More

New York City is a safer and more just place thanks to his leadership as Police Commissioner. His neighborhood policing approach, which my office strongly supports, has helped drive record-low crime even lower across our city."

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October 29, 2019

D.A. Vance, NYS Senators Kennedy and Hoylman, Transportation Alternatives, Families for Safe Streets Announce “Vehicular Violence Accountability Act” Click For More

"Today, we are announcing a bill which fixes laws that are fundamentally broken, so that more drivers who injure or kill can be held accountable. The Vehicular Violence Accountability Act is our effort to make sure that on the criminal justice side, we are doing all that we can to support survivors and ensure that dangerous drivers face accountability."

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October 28, 2019

D.A. Vance: Randy Santos Indicted For Murder And Attempted Murder in Chinatown Killings Click For More

“There is perhaps no population more vulnerable to violence than the growing number of unsheltered New Yorkers who lack a safe place to sleep."

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In 2015, a gas explosion in the East Village leveled 121 Second Ave and killed two New Yorkers.

Today, the people responsible for killing Nicholas Figueroa and Moises Locon were convicted of manslaughter.


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Tuesday Oct 29

Shine the Light in Harlem Click For More

Join the office in supporting survivors at #ShinetheLight, a community march and domestic violence awareness event that takes place each October during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.