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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DA Vance, Commissioner Peters: HRA Peace Officer Sentenced to Prison For Sexually Assaulting Woman in Custody
“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.”
Statement by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. on DOJ’s Threats to Unlawfully Withhold Public Safety Grants as Punishment For Successful ‘Sanctuary City’ Policies
“New York City – the safest big city in America – is proof that sanctuary policies work."
"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.”
The concierge of an Upper West Side high-rise photographed tenants' rent checks and used the information to forge checks.
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.
“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."
Saturday June 30
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.