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 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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April 9, 2020

D.A. Vance to Deliver $10 Million to New York State Following Investigation Into Christie’s Auction House Click For More

“Thanks to our unique expertise and our prosecutors’ hard work, the Manhattan D.A.’s Office is again delivering millions of dollars in badly-needed revenue to the people of New York."

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March 13, 2020

D.A. Vance Announces Trial Conviction of Five Corrections Officers for Illegal Strip Searches of Female Visitors at Manhattan Detention Complex Click For More

"It is my hope that today’s convictions serve as a warning – regardless of whether the perpetrator is an inmate or an officer, illegal behavior in Manhattan’s jails will not be tolerated.”

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March 12, 2020 | New York Daily News

On parole violations, less is more: Three DAs urge reform to stop sending people back to prison Click For More

Parole should combine support with supervision, aiding people with housing, employment, training and counseling to drive down failure and help people succeed. That’s the fairest and best way to promote public safety.

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March 11, 2020 | ABC News

Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years on sex crime convictions Click For More

Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years on sex crime convictions in New York on Wednesday, following a landmark trial that spotlighted Hollywood power dynamics, predatory sexual violence and complex questions about the nature of consent and coercion.

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March 11, 2020 | CNN

Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison after addressing his accusers in court Click For More

Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday in a New York courtroom to 23 years in prison, the culmination of a case that fueled the global #MeToo movement and encouraged women to speak out against sexual abuse.

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March 11, 2020

D.A. Vance: Harvey Weinstein Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison Click For More

“We thank the court for imposing a sentence that puts sexual predators and abusive partners in all segments of society on notice,” said District Attorney Vance.


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Tuesday Feb 18

High School Resume Workshop Click For More

The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office brings to you their Annual Resume Workshop on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. Join us for an afternoon dedicated to understanding your resume and building your interviewing skills.