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

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News | Press Releases
October 19, 2018

Statement by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., on Indictment of Suspended Immigration Attorney Carlos Moreno Click For More

“If someone has offered you help with obtaining a supposed ’10-year green card’ without explaining that you will be placed in removal proceedings and expose yourself to the risk of deportation, I urge you to call my Office’s Immigrant Affairs Unit Hotline at 212-335-3600 immediately. My Office is a safe place for undocumented New Yorkers to report fraud."

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October 17, 2018

DA Vance: Three Men Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Terms For Coordinated, Targeted Sexual Assaults Click For More

“The defendants targeted women who they thought would not report these vicious crimes to law enforcement, and throughout these proceedings and trial testimony, they claimed these survivors could not be believed. We believed them."

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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.

Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office2 days ago
Our Manhattan Mental Health Court celebrated its 100th graduation today! 🎓💯

We're proud to be part of this innovative diversion program, which provides treatment, services and housing to defendants with serious mental illness.

Learn more >> #CJreform


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Thursday October 18

Senior Resource Fair Click For More

DA Vance will be joining Senator Kreuger at her 12th Annual Senior Resource Fair on the Upper East Side. Stop by for refreshments and to get connected to a variety of resources!