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November 8, 2019

City Expands Award-Winning, Nationally Recognized Supervised Release Program in Response to State Bail Reform Click For More

Manhattan D.A. Vance to provide $100 million to launch the expansion with funds forfeited in D.A.’s investigations against major banks City Council to pledge $7 million in funding NEW YORK—In anticipation of new State bail reform measures, New York City will launch an expansion of its successful Supervised Release program as a proven alternative judges

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November 4, 2019

Statement by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., on NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill’s Service to New York City Click For More

New York City is a safer and more just place thanks to his leadership as Police Commissioner. His neighborhood policing approach, which my office strongly supports, has helped drive record-low crime even lower across our city."

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October 29, 2019

D.A. Vance, NYS Senators Kennedy and Hoylman, Transportation Alternatives, Families for Safe Streets Announce “Vehicular Violence Accountability Act” Click For More

"Today, we are announcing a bill which fixes laws that are fundamentally broken, so that more drivers who injure or kill can be held accountable. The Vehicular Violence Accountability Act is our effort to make sure that on the criminal justice side, we are doing all that we can to support survivors and ensure that dangerous drivers face accountability."

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October 28, 2019

D.A. Vance: Randy Santos Indicted For Murder And Attempted Murder in Chinatown Killings Click For More

“There is perhaps no population more vulnerable to violence than the growing number of unsheltered New Yorkers who lack a safe place to sleep."

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October 24, 2019

D.A. Vance Announces $3M “Reentry” Investment in West Harlem Click For More

"We need to invest in the people returning from prison, and the communities to which they will return. This groundbreaking investment will help West Harlem continue to heal through trauma-informed services with the help of credible messengers and mentors.”

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October 17, 2019

D.A. Vance: Driver Charged With Manslaughter For Striking Two Pedestrians, One Fatally, in Upper West Side Crash Click For More

“While other types of crime drop to historic lows across New York City, pedestrians and cyclists remain under constant threat of vehicular violence from habitually reckless drivers."


Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office3 days ago
“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. https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/ny-lehman-prof-slaying-sentence-20191206-nzvaulvoufasdnd6pb3ujemi6q-story.html