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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"The story of this profoundly courageous survivor shows us that in the safest big city in America, child sex trafficking still persists. It also demonstrates the unwavering commitment of our prosecutors and NYPD partners to shutting this market down.”
"I commend my office’s prosecutors and our NYPD partners for their remarkable professionalism and tirelessness, from the initial stages of this investigation up through this last conviction, as they fought to obtain justice for Joey."
Mr. Vance said Mr. Jackson’s internet search history suggested that he was inspired by Dylann S. Roof, a white nationalist who killed nine black parishioners in a church in South Carolina in 2015.
"In the aftermath of this horrific shooting, we stood together with Parkland kids on Capitol Hill to demand action."
DA Vance: James Jackson Sentenced to Life Without Parole For Murdering Timothy Caughman to Incite a “Race War”
"From the outset of this case, the People have rejected any resolution of this case that does not acknowledge the reality that James Jackson is a white supremacist and terrorist."
DA Vance and Police Commissioner O’Neill Announce Indictment of 12 Members of East Harlem “Chico Gang”
“As alleged in the indictment, these defendants waged a deadly campaign of retaliation, spraying East Harlem with bullets with no regard for the lives of their neighbors or the safety of their community."