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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

DEFENDANT INDICTED ON ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES IN BRUTAL ATTACK ON WOMAN INSIDE HOWARD BEACH SUBWAY STATION

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Waheed Foster, 41, has been indicted by a Queens County grand jury…

BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR HIT-AND-RUN BOX TRUCK CRASH THAT KILLED MOTORIST IN MIDDLE VILLAGE IN 2020

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Ramon Pena, 39, was sentenced to up to 22 years in prison…

BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO EIGHT YEARS IN PRISON FOR SLASHING MAN AFTER HURLING HOMOPHOBIC AND RACIAL SLURS

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Ramon Castro, 56, has been sentenced to 8 years in prison for…

QUEENS MAN INDICTED FOR SEXUALLY ASSAULTING AND ROBBING TWO VICTIMS HE MET ON “GRINDR” AND “LOCANTO”

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Jadu Davindra, 34, has been indicted by a Queens County grand jury…

62 GUNS TAKEN OFF THE STREETS AT BUYBACK EVENT CO-HOSTED BY QUEENS DA MELINDA KATZ & NYPD

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz and the New York City Police Department announced that 62 guns were collected today at…

MASPETH MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER IN STABBING

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Olmedo Osorio, 46, has been charged with murder for allegedly stabbing a…

UNLICENSED DRIVER CHARGED WITH CRIMINALLY NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE IN DEADLY HIT AND RUN OF 5-YEAR-OLD BOY

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Xavier Carchipulla, 40, has been charged with criminally negligent homicide, leaving the…

DEFENDANT INDICTED BY GRAND JURY FOR FIRST-DEGREE MURDER IN THE SLAYING OF GIRLFRIEND AND HER FAMILY INSIDE HER JAMAICA HOME

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Travis Blake, 29, has been indicted by a Queens County grand jury…

QUEENS MAN CHARGED WITH HATE CRIME AND OTHER CHARGES FOR DESTROYING STATUE IN FRONT OF HINDU TEMPLE

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Sukhpal Singh, 27, was arrested and charged with criminal mischief as a…

May 26 - Memorial Day Observance Ceremony (Event has passed)

June 14 - 2022 LGBTQ+ PRIDE Month Celebration (Event has passed)

June 15 - QUEENS COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY AND QCWBA EVENT-"IMAGINE" (Event has passed)

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