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October 29, 2019

Grand Jury Report on Epidemic of Vehicular Violence Click For More

A grand jury empaneled by D.A. Vance recommended extensive legislative and policy fixes to address the epidemic of vehicular violence that has killed 28 of our Manhattan neighbors year-to-date, and injured thousands more. The report led the D.A.’s Office to craft the Vehicular Violence Accountability Act.

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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.


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