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

LATEST REMARKS

DA VANCE DELIVERS REMARKS AT PRESS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCING RESULTS OF RAPE KIT TESTING INVESTMENT

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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News | Remarks
May 22, 2019

Testimony for City Council Committee on the Justice System Oversight: Hearing on “Preparing for the Implementation of Bail, Speedy Trial, and Discovery Reform” Click For More

Thank you for having this hearing on what it will take to prepare for the implementation of the Criminal Justice Reforms. It is important to have this discussion to adequately prepare for the sweeping changes that will take effect January 1st.

News | Press Releases
May 21, 2019

D.A. Vance Supports Restoration of Voting Rights in Daily News Op-ed Click For More

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr. today called upon New York lawmakers to immediately pass S. 1931/A. 4987 and “seize the opportunity in this session to abolish felony disenfranchisement, an anti-democratic practice rooted in white supremacy.”

News | Media Coverage
May 21, 2019 | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | OPINION

Restore parolees’ voting rights permanently, and do it now Click For More

(By Cy Vance) For the first time in a decade, a clear path exists for New York State lawmakers to end the Jim Crow-era injustice preventing thousands of their fellow citizens from accessing the ballot box.

News | Media Coverage
May 16, 2019 | CNN

Tackle white supremacy as terrorism, experts say Click For More

"It really is no different from him to come up and to seek out to kill black men than a radical Islamist to come to a place to seek out, to kill, men and women who weren't of their faith," Vance said.

News | Media Coverage
May 7, 2019 | NBC NEW YORK

6 Female Correction Officers Indicted Over NYC Jail Visit Strip Searches Click For More

One woman described being touched inappropriately and threatened that child welfare authorities would be called to take her kids away if she complained. Another said she was so traumatized by a strip search she couldn't go back.

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May 7, 2019 | NEW YORK TIMES

Jail Guards in New York City Performed Illegal Strip Searches on Women, Prosecutors Say Click For More

The guards “blocked exits, surrounded visitors on all sides, forcibly removed visitors’ clothing, including underwear,” the charges said.


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We must #RestoreTheVote to formerly incarcerated New Yorkers.

DA Vance urges lawmakers to pass S.1931/A.4987 in New York Daily News: https://buff.ly/2M1FQah

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Jun 7

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Wear Orange Day Click For More

PAST EVENT

Monday May 6

Justice in NYC: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going Click For More

DA Vance joins The Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice and The Center for Court Innovation for a dynamic discussion of the evolving roles of the criminal justice system.