Interview Highlights

– Speaks about the new smartphones that every NYPD officer will have by next year.  They will include apps allowing cops “to take fingerprints on the street to enable the police officer to understand who they’re dealing with quicker.” The phones are being paid for by funds collected by his office.

About Cyrus Vance, Jr.

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr., was elected District Attorney of New York County in 2010. Over the following four years, Mr. Vance enhanced the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office as a national leader in criminal justice.   Recently Mr. Vance dedicated $39 million dollars in forfeiture funds toward the testing of over 10,000 rape kits which have set dormant for years.  A move applauded by women’s groups all across the country where 10’s of thousands of the kits await processing.   Last week Vance led an impressive group of lawmakers and business people in Washington DC discussing new strategies and tools to combat cybercrime—and how treasurers and financial officers can help identify, report, and fight cybercrime.

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