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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

Latest News

QUEENS MOTHER INDICTED ON MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES FOR STARVING HER 7-MONTH-OLD BABY TO DEATH

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Carla Garriques, 28, has been indicted by a Queens County grand jury…

QUEENS MAN SENTENCED TO 16 YEARS IN PRISON AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO MANSLAUGHTER FOR KILLING HIS WIFE

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Miguel Pichardo, 30, has been sentenced to 16 years in prison after…

QUEENS DISTRICT ATTORNEY MELINDA KATZ ANNOUNCES CREATION OF CRIME STRATEGIES AND INTELLIGENCE UNIT

District Attorney Melinda Katz today announced the creation of a new Crime Strategies and Intelligence Unit to improve public safety…

QUEENS MAN INDICTED ON ARSON AND ASSAULT CHARGES FOR SETTING BLAZE THAT INJURED TWO IN APRIL

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz, joined by New York City Fire Department Commissioner Daniel Nigro, today announced that Sukhwinder Singh,…

QUEENS MAN INDICTED BY GRAND JURY ON VEHICULAR MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES IN DEADLY CRASHES THAT KILLED HIS PASSENGER

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Harpreet Singh, 20, has been indicted by a grand jury and arraigned…

QUEENS RESIDENT INDICTED ON MURDER CHARGES AND OTHER CRIMES FOR SPREE OF KNIFE ATTACKS THAT KILLED ONE MAN IN THE SUBWAY AND LEFT THREE OTHERS SERIOUSLY INJURED

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Mark Albano, 34, has been indicted by a grand jury and arraigned…

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