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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Learn about our special initiatives to reform the justice system and fight 21st-century crimes.

Members of our office march in Harlem to "Shine the Light" on domestic violence and stand with survivors

DA Vance at one of our office's forums on the opioid epidemic

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

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November 9, 2018

Ending the Prosecution of “Turnstile Jumping” (Q3 Statistics) Click For More

Effective February 1, 2018, our office no longer prosecutes the overwhelming majority of subway theft of services cases. The office released statistics pertaining to the third quarter of the policy.

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November 9, 2018 | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Construction supervisors charged after Harlem mini-crane accident injured two workers Click For More

Terrence Edwards, the site supervisor, and Timothy Braico, branch manager for Western Waterproofing Company, were both charged with second-degree assault and reckless endangerment, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced Thursday.

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November 9, 2018 | WALL STREET JOURNAL

Two Construction Managers Face Criminal Charges in Crane Accident Click For More

Prosecutors with the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office charged two construction company managers on Thursday with felony assault and reckless endangerment in connection with the accident, which left two ironworkers with disabling injuries.

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November 9, 2018 | THE VILLAGER

D.A. Vance: We can turn the tide on opioid ODs Click For More

The city’s recent statistics were the silver lining at a discussion led by Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance on Oct. 25 on the Lower East Side at the Grand St. Settlement at the Essex Crossing Community Center.

News | Press Releases
November 8, 2018

Request for Media Attention: Manhattan DA’s Office Urges Victims of Sexually Abusive Physician Assistant to Come Forward Click For More

"As a physician assistant, this defendant garnered trust and confidence from the many patients left in his care."

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Thursday November 1

Financial Crimes and Cybersecurity Symposium Click For More