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Whatever your situation, background, immigration status or economic means; whether you are a third-generation Queens resident or someone who came here yesterday to provide your family a better life; whatever your gender identification or sexual orientation, Justice must always look the same.”

-Melinda Katz, Queens District Attorney

Brave JusticeBlazing the TrailA Bridge to Change

As Queens District Attorney, Melinda Katz brings a steady, community-centered approach to the office. A lifelong resident of the Borough, DA Katz has seen the many changes that have taken place as we’ve become a more cosmopolitan and diverse community, while still retaining the family-oriented values that have always defined us. Working with our communities to manage these new challenges, DA Katz knows that strong local engagement brings innovative ideas and creates a partnership that produces real results.

Brave Justice

Being brave means setting a bold course, not being afraid to take...Read more

Blazing the Trail

As a true trailblazer, DA Katz has discovered and implemented new ways...Read more

A Bridge to Change

Rising above the turbulent waters of our time, we are building bridges...Read more

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NYPD OFFICER INDICTED AND CHARGED WITH TAMPERING WITH EVIDENCE

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that NYPD Police Officer Kevin Martin, 45, has been indicted by a Queens…

QUEENS MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ATTEMPTED MURDER FOR SHOOTING FORMER SUNY BUFFALO FOOTBALL PLAYER

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Jeffrey Thurston, 28, has pleaded guilty to attempted murder, criminal possession of…

QUEENS MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER FOR DEADLY STABBING OF FLUSHING RESIDENT

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Yang Zhang, 35, has been charged with murder, burglary and other crimes…

QUEENS MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR THREATENING TRANSGENDER WOMAN WITH ILLEGAL FIREARM

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Quame Truitt, 24, has been sentenced to five years in prison after…

BROOKLYN MAN INDICTED ON MURDER CHARGES IN ROCK ATTACK ON WOMAN IN CORONA

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Elisaul Perez, 33, has been indicted by a Queens County grand jury…

QUEENS MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER FOR SHOOTING UPS DELIVERY DRIVER WHOSE TRUCK BLOCKED TRAFFIC

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Jahsheen Osbourne, 21, has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for…

QUEENS MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER OF JAMAICA PAWN SHOP OWNER

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Rodolfo Lopez-Portillo, 47, has been charged with murder and other crimes for…

TWO DEFENDANTS SENTENCED TO LENGTHY PRISON TERMS FOR GUNNING DOWN VICTIM IN BODEGA

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that 32-year-old Fabian DeJesus-Garcia has been sentenced to 25 years-to-life in prison after…

MAN PLEADS GUILTY IN 2019 SEXUAL ATTACK OF ELDERLY QUEENS WOMAN

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Rodrigo Escamilla, 28, has pleaded guilty to criminal sex act for the…