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.
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Since a diversion program, Project Reset, started in Manhattan, district attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. says that prosecutions for low-level offenses have halved.
A judge on Thursday found an ex-NYPD cop guilty of assaulting a mentally ill homeless teen while he was handcuffed — then lying about it on police paperwork and to his supervisors.
D.A. Vance: Driver Charged With Manslaughter For Striking Two Pedestrians, One Fatally, in Upper West Side Crash
“While other types of crime drop to historic lows across New York City, pedestrians and cyclists remain under constant threat of vehicular violence from habitually reckless drivers."
D.A. Vance: Former NYPD Officer Convicted of Assault, Falsifying Documents Related to Violent 2017 Arrest
“This 19-year veteran of the NYPD assaulted a young man, and then lied about it. His criminal misconduct caused extensive injuries to his victim and damage to all in law enforcement who are working to strengthen our relationships with the communities we are sworn to protect."
A Manhattan karate instructor pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually abusing four young girls and possessing a trove of child porn documenting the sick acts.
D.A. Vance: Martial Arts Instructor Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing Teenage Students, Photographing Abuse
"Thanks to the prosecutors in my office’s Child Abuse Unit, this defendant has finally been brought to justice and he will face significant jail time for his abusive conduct. If you or a loved one has been a victim of a crime, I urge you to report it to our Child Abuse Unit by calling (212) 335-4308.”
Thursday Oct 17
A panel and discussion about the marijuana expungement law and New York State's efforts to legalize marijuana.