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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

DRUG DEALER FROM GREAT NECK SENTENCED TO UP TO 6 YEARS IN PRISON FOR CRIMINALLY NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Justin Lum, of Great Neck, has been sentenced to up to 6…

STATEMENT OF DA MELINDA KATZ ON OUTCOME OF INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGATIONS OF UNLAWFUL USE OF FORCE DURING THE ARREST OF SIRCARLYLE ARNOLD

After a thorough investigation that included consultation with two medical experts and an NYPD expert in Physical Training and Tactics,…

QUEENS MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER IN STRAY BULLET KILLING OF YOUNG MOTHER IN ASTORIA

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Dajuan Williams, 19, is facing murder and weapons charges for allegedly shooting…

QUEENS MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER IN BLUDGEONING DEATH OF ELDERLY NEIGHBOR

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Yomar Gonzalez, 38, has been indicted by a grand jury and arraigned…

MAIL CARRIER CHARGED WITH STEALING CREDIT CARD FROM MAIL ROUTE AND USING IT TO PAY FOR $8,000 PLASTIC SURGERY Defendant Faces Up to Seven Years in Prison if Convicted

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Shakera Small, a United States Postal Service mail carrier, has been charged…

QUEENS DISTRICT ATTORNEY MELINDA KATZ HOSTS WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION

NEWS ADVISORY              Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz presents a special celebration in honor of Women’s History Month. This virtual…

March 25 - Women's History Month Celebration (Event has passed)

April 7 - Combating Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Seminar (Event has passed)

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