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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DA Vance with Brooke Guinan, our Pride Month guest speaker and the NYFD's first transgender firefighter

DA Vance at The LGBT Community Center's annual Pride Month "Garden Party"

DA Vance joins Speaker Corey Johnson and other City Council colleagues for their "Pride Month Celebration"

DA Vance stands with immigrants’ rights advocates to support the Protect Our Courts Act

DA Vance greets volunteers at our office's "Clean Slate" summons warrant forgiveness event

DA Vance speaks about the trial conviction of former nanny Yoselyn Ortega for the murders of Leo and Lulu Krim

DA Vance congratulates graduates of “Inside Criminal Justice,” an innovative seminar that brings together Queensboro Correctional Facility residents and Manhattan ADA’s

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July 19, 2018

DA Vance, Commissioner Peters: HRA Peace Officer Sentenced to Prison For Sexually Assaulting Woman in Custody Click For More

“John Lugo breached his duty as a peace officer in one of the most egregious ways possible,” said District Attorney Vance. “Instead of protecting and serving an individual in his care, he used his position and power to sexually assault her. I thank the brave survivor in this case for coming forward, and our partners at DOI for their strong commitment to rooting out criminal misconduct by City employees.”

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July 13, 2018

Construction Company Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter, Pays Full Restitution to Workers Click For More

"My Office and our partners will continue pursuing criminal cases against companies that endanger and defraud their workers, but meaningful, practical deterrence—in the form of higher corporate penalties for killing and maiming workers—is the only way that New York State can end these dangerous and unlawful practices that put vulnerable New Yorkers’ lives at risk.”

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July 12, 2018 | PATCH

Upper West Side Concierge Used Rent Checks For Forgery Scheme: DA Click For More

The concierge of an Upper West Side high-rise photographed tenants' rent checks and used the information to forge checks.

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July 12, 2018 | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Former tech exec gets 7 years in prison for sadistic sex assault at W Hotel Click For More

A violent, sex-obsessed former technology executive who sexually assaulted, choked and beat up a sugar-daddy website date sobbed in court Wednesday before he was sent to prison for seven years.

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July 11, 2018

DA Vance: ID Thieves Indicted For “Card Cracking” Scheme Involving Snapchat, Rent Checks Click For More

“As Commissioner O’Neill and I warned last year, ‘card cracking’ scammers with large followings on Snapchat and other platforms are luring people into their schemes by showing off designer merchandise, luxury cars, and stacks of cash."

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We are proud to invest $1.9M in this innovative social enterprise which trains formerly incarcerated New Yorkers in green sector jobs.


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Saturday June 30

Gun Buyback and Art of Healing Festival Click For More

As National Gun Violence Awareness Month comes to a close, we’re hosting two events in Upper Manhattan on Saturday, June 30th to spark action and promote healing.