The pages throughout this website are filled with descriptions of the innovative programs the District Attorney’s Office has developed as well as a list of resources available to the community and to crime victims, and a description of the various bureaus associated with this office. I hope you find this information useful.

William J. Fitzpatrick
Onondaga County District Attorney

From The Desk of the District Attorney

DA Fitzpatrick: 1975 murder case shows search for justice never ends (Commentary)
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After 40 years as a prosecutor, 27 as the elected District Attorney in Central New York, I am often asked if there is one case that best exemplifies why I do what I do. Actually, that’s a tough question to answer, … Read More

Report of the Onondaga County School Safety Task Force
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Shortly after the Parkland shooting, a task force was formed as a joint effort of the offices of the Onondaga County District Attorney, the Onondaga County Office of the County Executive, the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, and the Mayor of … Read More

Safe Surrender
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A program will help clear warrants for non-criminal violations # FOR RELEASE: June 20, 2018 Onondaga County District Attorney William J. Fitzpatrick today announced a cooperative initiative, entitled “Syracuse Safe Surrender 2018.” According to District Attorney Fitzpatrick, my office is … Read More