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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D.A. Vance, City of London Police Announce Arrest of Man on Suspicion of Stealing Music from Award-Winning International Superstars and Selling it for Cryptocurrency
“As one of the world’s leading creative capitals, New York City is dedicated to protecting artists’ intellectual property and ensuring that those who steal it face the music.”
"He pulled the blame-the-victim defense. It didn’t work. Ex-con Jason Wright, 39, was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday for shooting an innocent 34-year-old woman in the knee in Battery Park City on April 24, 2017, after a judge discounted his excuse that he was aiming for a rival ferry ticket vendor, who was grazed in the chest during the violence."
Senator Bailey and members of the committee, thank you for holding this hearing on the implementation of pre-trial discovery reform. It is important to have this discussion to adequately prepare for the sweeping changes that will take effect on January 1, 2020.
"While some kids might be getting into trouble on a Saturday night, others are taking part in a program that offers free soccer, basketball, and dance classes [...] 'It's turning criminal dollars into community activity and program development. What could be a better statement than to say to those who are committing crime, we're going to take what you've done and we're going to make it positive for our neighborhood,' Manhattan D.A. Cy Vance said."
"Over the last eight years, we’ve grown SNL from a basketball program at a single site in West Harlem to a network serving thousands of teens with world-class sports programming in their own neighborhoods across Manhattan. I am thrilled to announce that with today’s $1.4 million investment and the strong collaboration of my fellow District Attorneys, Saturday Night Lights will now enrich and inspire kids across the five boroughs."
D.A. Vance, NYC DOI Commisssioner, NYS Inspector General Announce Indictment of Unlicensed Labor Broker for Million-Dollar Insurance Fraud
"Over the last three years, my Office has returned $7.4 million in stolen wages to workers, and more than $14 million in unpaid taxes from 104 construction companies to New York State. Together with our partners in the Construction Fraud Task Force, we are committed to seeking justice for workers and protecting them from predatory practices.”
Tuesday Aug 6
The Manhattan D.A.’s office will join the NYPD and city officials at over 70 locations across the city for the National Night Out Against Crime. This annual community-building campaign includes barbecues, bounce house, face painting, and much more in the effort to promote police-community partnerships and help make our city safer