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August 15, 2018

Statement by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., on Enactment of Child Sex Trafficking Act Click For More

“Finally, New York State’s penal laws now reflect the reality that a child sold for sex is a victim of sex trafficking, plain and simple."

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August 14, 2018

DA Vance Statement on Conviction of Police Officer Johnny Diaz Click For More

“Thanks to my Office’s Public Corruption Unit and our partners in the NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau, Officer Diaz has now admitted to acts of official corruption for which he will serve significant prison time."

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August 9, 2018

DA Vance, MTA IG Kluger Announce Indictment of Former MTA Chief Procurement Officer Click For More

“New Yorkers entrust government procurement officers with enormous discretionary spending power, and demand in return that these officials spend taxpayer dollars honestly and fairly."

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August 7, 2018

District Attorneys, Advocates Demand Speed Cameras in School Zones Before Start of School Year Click For More

“Speed cameras reduce traffic fatalities through consistent, certain, and fair enforcement of speed limits."

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August 1, 2018

DA Vance: Executive Pleads Guilty to Drugging, Raping Co-Worker at Times Square Hotel Click For More

“This defendant abused workplace power dynamics to prey on a junior colleague in an appalling act of sexual assault.”

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July 31, 2018

Tomorrow: D.A. Vance Ends Prosecution of Marijuana Possession and Smoking Cases Click For More

"Tomorrow, our Office will exit a system wherein smoking a joint can ruin your job, your college application, or your immigration status, but our advocacy will continue."


Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office3 days ago
It’s bad enough as a trafficking survivor to testify against your pimp or your trafficker — to do that as a child takes unbelievable courage. This law will help us protect those kids.