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 accepting the New York Center for Children's "Champion" Award

The head of our Cybercrime Bureau appears on VICE's "Motherboard" podcast to talk about how we solve and prosecute complex high-tech crimes

DA Vance tours Educational Alliance and learns more about the innovative "two-generation" education program funded by CJII

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

Take Your Kids to Work Day 2019

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December 10, 2019

D.A. Vance Testifies Before U.S. Senate on Smartphone Encryption and Public Safety Click For More

"Allowing private companies in Silicon Valley to continue to assert themselves as the unregulated gatekeepers of critical evidence is dangerous, and warrants legislative intervention.”

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December 6, 2019

D.A. Vance, NYPD, ASPCA Announce Indictment in Dogfighting Ring Click For More

“Animal cruelty has no place in 21st-century New York, and will be met with the full force of our laws,” said District Attorney Vance.

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December 5, 2019

D.A. Vance Announces Restorative Justice Resolution in Homicide of Dr. Young Kun Kim Click For More

“Today’s sentencing proves that even in homicide cases, restorative justice is a meaningful way to empower survivors while offering both parties an opportunity to engage, understand, heal, and move forward."

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November 21, 2019

Former Partner of Locke Lord LLP Convicted in Manhattan Federal Court of Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering and Bank Fraud in Connection With Scheme to Launder $400 Million of OneCoin Fraud Proceeds Click For More

"This significant guilty verdict puts high-tech fraudsters on notice: federal and state prosecutors in Manhattan have the resources, expertise, and resolve to hold you accountable and secure justice for your victims."

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November 15, 2019

D.A. Vance: All Defendants Convicted of Manslaughter For East Village Building Explosion Click For More

“As construction and development continues to boom, today’s guilty verdict puts property owners, contractors, and managers on notice: my Office will pursue criminal charges against those who place expediency and financial gain over life and limb."

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November 12, 2019

D.A. Vance Urges Passage of “Vehicular Violence Accountability Act” in Streetsblog Op-Ed Click For More

The Vehicular Violence Accountability Act would fix fundamentally broken laws so that more drivers who injure or kill can be held accountable.

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“Today’s sentencing proves that even in homicide cases, restorative justice is a meaningful way to empower survivors while offering both parties an opportunity to engage, understand, heal, and move forward," D.A. Vance said.


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Friday Dec 6

Bang Bang Gun Amok III Click For More

Artist and activist George Emilio Sanchez returns to Abrons Arts Center for a third year with Bang Bang Gun Amok III, a 24-hour performance “filibuster” that addresses how gun culture is historically embedded in the United States. Co-presented by Henry Street Settlement and University Settlement Artists in partnership with the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, the event unites activists, scholars, Lower East Side youth, and gun violence survivors in a spirit of solidarity to call for an end to a culture of violence.