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October 2, 2019

Report on Smartphone Encryption and Public Safety: October 2019 Click For More

Since November 2015, this Office has written annual reports on the subject of smartphone encryption, following decisions by Apple and Google in 2014 to render data on their devices completely inaccessible without a passcode. The reports have documented the harmful impact these private business decisions have had on criminal investigations andcriminal justice outcomes at the local, state, national, and international levels.

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August 12, 2019

Ending the Prosecution of “Turnstile Jumping” (Q6) Click For More

Effective February 1, 2018, our office no longer prosecutes the overwhelming majority of subway theft of services cases. The office released statistics pertaining to the first 18 months of the policy.

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August 12, 2019

Ending the Prosecution of Marijuana Smoking and Posession (Q4 Statistics) Click For More

Effective August 1, 2018 our office no longer prosecutes most marijuana smoking and low-level marijuana possession. The office released statistics pertaining to the first year of the policy.

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June 3, 2019

Models for Innovation 2019 Click For More

We released the second edition of the Office’s Models for Innovation Report, which highlights efforts to modernize our practice and implement reforms that reduce unnecessary incarceration and reshape the justice system.

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May 1, 2019

Ending the Prosecution of Marijuana Smoking and Possession (Q3 Statistics) Click For More

Effective August 1, 2018 our office no longer prosecutes most marijuana smoking and low-level marijuana possession. The office released statistics pertaining to the first nine months of the policy.

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May 1, 2019

Ending the Prosecution of “Turnstile Jumping” (Q5) Click For More

Effective February 1, 2018, our office no longer prosecutes the overwhelming majority of subway theft of services cases. The office released statistics pertaining to the first 15 months of the policy.


Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office1 week ago
Last week, D.A. Vance and L.A. City Attorney's Office convened a Prosecutors Against Gun Violence summit in Las Vegas where prosecutors and experts from across the country gathered to discuss prosecutorial and policy solutions to end mass shootings in America. At the summit, D.A. Vance led a conversation on gun violence fueled by white nationalist terrorism with the ADL - Anti-Defamation League and Southern Poverty Law Center. Learn more: https://prosecutorsagv.org/2019/10/08/press-release-prosecutors-from-30-cities-and-counties-attend-prosecutors-against-gun-violence-summit-on-mass-shootings/