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.

DA Vance welcomes players to our annual Saturday Night Lights Invitational Basketball Tournament

DA Vance joins advocates to call on New York legislators to turn speed safety cameras back on in school zones

DA Vance introducing community leaders to our "Criminal Justice Investment Initiative" programs

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"

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February 19, 2019 | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Manhattan DA joins push to help qualified nonviolent offenders seal their criminal records Click For More

Nonviolent offenders are about to get help clearing their criminal records from an unlikely source — the Manhattan District Attorney’s office.

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February 15, 2019

DA Vance Announces Sentencing of Sex Trafficker Who Trafficked 13-Year-Old Child Click For More

"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.”

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February 15, 2019

DA Vance: All Three Defendants Convicted in 2016 Stabbing Death of Joseph Comunale Click For More

"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."

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February 15, 2019 | NEW YORK TIMES

White Supremacist Who Killed Black Man to Incite Race War Sentenced to Life in Prison Click For More

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.

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February 14, 2019

Statement by PAGV Co-Chairs on One-Year Anniversary of Mass School Shooting in Parkland, Florida Click For More

"In the aftermath of this horrific shooting, we stood together with Parkland kids on Capitol Hill to demand action."

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February 13, 2019

DA Vance: James Jackson Sentenced to Life Without Parole For Murdering Timothy Caughman to Incite a “Race War” Click For More

"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."

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📝💼 So happy to welcome NYC high school students to the Office today for our new Resume Workshop! Manhattan District Attorney's Office staff are helping fine-tune resumes and answering career questions.


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Thursday February 21

Resume Workshop for High Schoolers Click For More

This workshop is open to young people who are interested in getting assistance with their resume and/or learning more about Summer programs at the Manhattan DA's Office.