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March 20, 2018

DA Vance: Man Sentenced to 25 Years-to-Life for Burning Woman to Death in 1997 Cold Case Murder Click For More

DA Vance today announced the sentencing of Rafael Antonio Perez, 52, to 25 years-to-life in prison for burning a 30-year-old woman to death in a Harlem apartment in 1997.

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March 19, 2018

Statement by New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., in Response to New York Magazine Article Click For More

"The NYPD and Manhattan DA’s Office are fully committed partners in the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault. Survivors of sexual violence and all who stand with them should know that this account does not accurately represent the strong partnership between the NYPD and Manhattan DA Cy Vance’s Office.

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March 14, 2018

District Attorney Vance, Advocates Urge Senate to Pass ‘FOSTA-SESTA’ Sex Trafficking Bill Click For More

“We will never make strides in the fight against human trafficking by prosecuting traffickers one-by-one – we must address the websites that fuel this illicit economy with reckless disregard for victims."

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March 13, 2018

Manhattan DA’s Office Releases Report on Innovation in Prosecution at Intelligence-Driven Prosecution Symposium Click For More

“As we work to address 21st-century criminal problems, prosecutors and law enforcement must also leverage our resources and expertise to build a smarter, more equal, and more efficient 21st-century justice system.”

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March 12, 2018

DA Vance: Man Sentenced to 20 Years-to-Life For Murdering His 87-Year-Old Employer Click For More

“In this shocking crime, Miguel Abarentos wrought havoc in the home of his elderly employer, beating the man with such deadly force that even one of the murder weapons — a ceramic lamp — was shattered by the impact of his blows,” said District Attorney Vance.

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February 27, 2018

Manhattan District Attorney’s Office to Join “March For Our Lives” in Washington D.C. Click For More

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. today announced that members of the D.A.’s Office, together with survivors of gun violence from New York City, will travel to Washington, D.C., to join the “March For Our Lives” on March 24, 2018.

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Today, we joined lawmakers, advocates, and Parkland survivors to urge Congress to enact gun reform. On Saturday, we #MarchForOurLives
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