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

100s of pot convictions to be tossed under DA plan: ‘A simple matter of justice’
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DA William Fitzpatrick is vowing to seek the removal of old marijuana convictions from peoples’ records. He wants to start that process even before the state’s expected legalization of marijuana later this year. He estimated his office will scour records … Read More

#CardsForKids Campaign
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District Attorney William Fitzpatrick and Senior Assistant District Attorney Jeremy Cali present a box of signed holiday greeting cards from the District Attorney’s Office to Jackie Schildkraut, Associate Professor at SUNY Oswego and a national expert on mass shootings, as … Read More

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