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May 17, 2018

DA Vance: Police Officer Convicted on All Counts For Transporting Narcotics And Marijuana in Exchange For Money Click For More

“When those entrusted to enforce the law abuse their positions to commit crime, they undermine the credibility of the entire law enforcement community and put the safety of our citizens at risk.”

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May 16, 2018

DA Vance, Partners Announce Criminal Charges in Multimillion Dollar Wage Theft And Insurance Fraud Case Click For More

"My Office made a commitment to fight wage theft, which impacts employees across all industries, but is especially common in the construction business, where unscrupulous employers like the ones charged in today’s indictment are devising new and different ways to cheat and steal."

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May 15, 2018

District Attorney Vance to End The Prosecution of Marijuana Possession And Smoking Cases Click For More

“The dual mission of the Manhattan D.A.’s Office is a safer New York and a more equal justice system, the ongoing arrest and criminal prosecution of predominantly black and brown New Yorkers for smoking marijuana serves neither of these goals."

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May 14, 2018

DA Vance: Yoselyn Ortega Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murders of Leo And Lucia Krim Click For More

“Five years ago Yoselyn Ortega stole Leo and Lulu Krim from their parents, their siblings, and our Manhattan community. Leo and Lulu will never live the lives that laid ahead of them, and now their remorseless killer will live the rest of her life in prison."

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May 7, 2018

DA Vance: Lamar Davenport Convicted of Killing 33-Year-Old Girlfriend in 2015 Click For More

"After binging on mind-altering drugs and alcohol, Lamar Davenport’s actions were simply horrific.”

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May 7, 2018

District Attorney Vance Moves to Vacate Convictions for Alleged Rape in 1991 Click For More

“This time can never be returned to them, but with today’s exoneration, we hope we can begin the process of unburdening them and giving them a chance at a brighter, successful future."

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Last night, we joined the Center For Court Innovation in Harlem to talk arts programming and alternatives to incarceration with graduates of “Project Reset,” our signature diversion program.

98% of Project Reset’s participants have successfully completed the program 🎓 #CJreform