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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 MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR MANSLAUGHTER IN HIGH-SPEED HIT AND RUN THAT KILLED 56-YEAR-OLD WORKER

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz today announced that David Garcia, 29, has been sentenced to up to 10 years in…

MORE THAN TWO DOZEN REPUTED GANG MEMBERS CHARGED IN INDICTMENT; CRIMES INCLUDE MURDER, ATTEMPTED MURDER AND GUN POSSESSION IN AND AROUND ASTORIA, LONG ISLAND CITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz, joined by NYPD Chief of Detectives James Essig, of the New York City Police Department,…

QUEENS MAN CHARGED WITH ROBBING 11-YEAR-OLD GIRL

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz today announced that Jonathan Perez, 34, has been charged with robbery and other crimes for…

BROOKLYN RESIDENT CHARGED WITH MURDER IN SHOOTING DEATH OF 17-YEAR-OLD IN CORONA

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Dennis Vassilenko, 18, has been charged with murder and other crimes for…

QUEENS MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR SELLING DRUGS AND CARRYING ILLEGAL FIREARM

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Chris Lee, 30, has been sentenced to nine years in prison after…

ARRAIGNMENT UPDATE: MAN CHARGED WITH VEHICULAR HOMICIDE AND DWI IN CRASH THAT KILLED MOTHER AND DAUGHTER AND INJURED HIS PASSENGERS ARRAIGNED IN HOSPITAL

Defendant Tyrone Absolam, 41, of 133rd Avenue in Jamaica, Queens, had a bedside arraignment today before Queens Criminal Court Judge…

QUEENS MAN FACES HATE CRIMES CHARGES FOR RANDOM ATTACKS ON MUSLIMS IN QUEENS

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Naved Durrni, 30, has been charged with assault as a hate crime,…

QUEENS RESIDENT SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON FOR KILLING 26-YEAR-OLD IN CAMBRIA HEIGHTS SHOOTING

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that John Jahlik Hines, 27, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison…

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