Cy Vance brags about prosecuting fewer low-level crimes

Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance said Monday that his office prosecuted more than 7,000 fewer low-level criminal offenses in 2017 – and expects to “drive that number even lower” this year. While testifying at a City Council budget hearing, Vance said his office handled 55,980 misdemeanor and violation arraignments last year, compared to 63,428 in 2016….

Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance said Monday that his office prosecuted more than 7,000 fewer low-level criminal offenses in 2017 – and expects to “drive that number even lower” this year. While testifying at a City Council budget hearing, Vance said his office handled 55,980 misdemeanor and violation arraignments last year, compared to 63,428 in 2016....

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