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



Signature Projects

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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January 18, 2019 | NBC NY

Boyfriend Sentenced to Prison in Stabbing Death of Morgan Freeman’s Granddaughter Click For More

Prosecutors said he fatally stabbed his 33-year-old girlfriend E'Dena Hines near her Washington Heights apartment building in July 2015 while under the influence of alcohol and drugs.

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January 17, 2019

DA Vance: Lamar Davenport Sentenced to 20 Years for Fatally Stabbing 33-Year-Old E’Dena Hines Click For More

“Ambitious and driven, E’Dena Hines was deeply loved by family and friends before her life was brought to a horrific and tragic end by her boyfriend, Lamar Davenport.”

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January 14, 2019

DA Vance: Former Babysitter Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Attempted Murder, Strangulation of Two-Month-Old Child Click For More

“Marianne Benjamin-Williams sealed her own fate when she attempted to murder the two-month-old child left in her care in such a violent, gruesome manner.”

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January 14, 2019 | NEW YORK POST

LA drug dealer caught sending meth to Grand Central Apple store Click For More

“The defendant is charged with funneling drugs into our city by making a Manhattan business his unwitting package receiver and, in turn, using a package delivery service as his own personal drug courier,” said DA Cyrus Vance Jr. in a statement.

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January 14, 2019 | ASSOCIATED PRESS

Nanny gets prison for shoving wipe down baby’s throat Click For More

A Manhattan nanny convicted of stuffing a baby wipe down the throat of a 2-month-old boy in her care, nearly killing the child, was sentenced on Monday to 15 years in prison.

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January 8, 2019 | WABC

Man pleads guilty for role in party stabbing murder in Upper East Side apartment Click For More

The Manhattan District Attorney's Office announced that 30-year-old Lawrence Dilione pleaded guilty to one count of manslaughter for his role in the murder of 26-year-old Joey Comunale.

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"Manhattan ADA Carolina Holderness says that when trafficking survivors want to vacate a conviction, it’s an opportunity to right a wrong. Her office invites them to share their stories, and supports the motions before they even get before a judge."


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Monday December 3

Healthy Relationships: Rights & Resources Click For More

We have partnered with John Jay College and the Manhattan Family Justice Center to bring this presentation on domestic violence.