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The Office

Meet Cy Vance

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The Manhattan District Attorney represents the People of the State of New York in criminal cases in the borough of Manhattan.

History of the Office

         The New York County District Attorney’s Office has a long tradition of excellence and non-partisanship, and is considered one of the nation’s preeminent prosecutor’s offices. Since the 1930s, there have...

Notable Cases

The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office handles more than 100,000 criminal cases each year. Below is a summary of recent notable cases handled by this Office in the areas of Cybercrime,...

Bureaus & Units

The legal work of the Manhattan District Attorney's Office is divided among the Trial Division, Investigation Division, and Appeals Bureau. The Trial and Investigation Divisions are subdivided into specialized Bureaus...

Special Narcotics

The Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor (SNP) is an independent agency set up under a plan designed by New York City's five District Attorneys, who appoint the Special Narcotics...