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.
DA VANCE DELIVERS REMARKS AT PRESS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCING RESULTS OF RAPE KIT TESTING INVESTMENT
Learn about our special initiatives to reform the justice system and fight 21st-century crimes.
Criminal Justice Reform
DA Vance has made justice reform a part of our mission, right alongside our founding mission of public safety.
Our strong partnerships with Manhattan communities help prevent crime and reduce involvement in the justice system.
Sexual violence affects all communities and workplaces. We ensure that survivors are not just heard, but given equal access to justice.
We’ve developed partnerships, technology, and expertise to become a national leader in cybercrime prevention and prosecution.
Since 2010, our proactive investigations have led to the removal of more than 1,700 guns from New York City streets.
White Collar Crime
Because Manhattan is a global financial capital, our Office is uniquely positioned to fight white-collar crime.
DA Vance announces the results of the office's $38M investment in testing the national rape kit backlog
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
News | Reports
March 26, 2019
To date, CJII funds have supported more than 8,000 people across New York City and New
York State. Reflecting the diversity of investments, CJII has supported people regardless of age, ethnicity, or lived experience.
News | Media Coverage
March 25, 2019 | WNYC
Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance said he hopes more outreach will convince immigrants his office won't report them to anyone.
News | Video
March 15, 2019
DA Vance announced the results of a $38M investment in ending the rape kit backlog across the country at a press conference and day-long summit. The afternoon panels feature sexual assault survivors, law enforcement, advocates, and elected officials.
News | Video
March 14, 2019
DA Vance announced the results of our $38M investment in testing the rape kit backlog across the country. He was joined by survivors, advocates, and elected officials from across the country.
News | Press Releases
March 13, 2019
"Shele Danishefsky Covlin had a soaring career, two adoring children, and the love and respect of her many friends, colleagues, and relatives. crime."
Friday March 22
CJII Grantee Conference
Last week, for the first time, we brought together all of the grantees funded by our Criminal Justice Investment Initiative to reflect on how far we've come, share learnings, and look towards the future.