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 with Brooke Guinan, our Pride Month guest speaker and the NYFD's first transgender firefighter

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

DA Vance speaks about the trial conviction of former nanny Yoselyn Ortega for the murders of Leo and Lulu Krim

DA Vance congratulates graduates of “Inside Criminal Justice,” an innovative seminar that brings together Queensboro Correctional Facility residents and Manhattan ADA’s

Latest News

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News | Press Releases
October 11, 2018

DA Vance Announces Indictment of Newsweek and Christian Media Chiefs in Long-Running $10 Million Fraud Probe Click For More

“Etienne Uzac and his co-defendants are charged with conspiring to secure millions in funding that never would have come had they been honest about Newsweek's financial health."

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October 10, 2018

District Attorney Vance Invests in Innovative Domestic Violence Intervention Program Click For More

"I am proud to invest in this innovative approach to combat the public health crisis of domestic violence in New York City.”

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October 1, 2018

Statement by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., on Conviction of Bus Driver Dave Lewis For Causing Death of Dan Hanegby Click For More

“Thanks to our prosecutors, Mr. Lewis has been held accountable for the tragic death of Dan Hanegby. I hope this trial verdict brings a small measure of closure to Mr. Hanegby’s family and friends."

News | Speeches
September 27, 2018

Testimony of Karen Friedman-Agnifilo, Chief Assistant District Attorney New York City Council Committee on the Justice System “Cost of Justice” Click For More

"I thank the Committee on the Justice System for the opportunity to submit written testimony regarding the “Cost of Justice,” a topic of critical importance to promoting fairness in the criminal justice system.

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September 26, 2018

DA Vance: Man Sentenced in Absentia to 20 Years-to-Life in Prison For Kidnapping And Raping Ex-Girlfriend Click For More

"Our prosecutors do not stop seeking justice when a defendant flees or fails to return to court, even in the middle of an ongoing trial,"

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"Crime fighting isn’t just about what you do in the courtroom. It’s about what you do in the communities and for kids in our neighborhoods."

DA Vance joins The Aspen Institute's #ProjectPlay summit to talk about Saturday Night Lights, our youth sports program!

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Oct 18


Senior Resource Fair Click For More


Monday October 1

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Click For More

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month