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

7 Syracuse landlords charged in crackdown on lead paint scofflaws
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An Onondaga County grand jury has filed criminal charges against seven Syracuse landlords for failing to fix lead paint violations at their rental properties. Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick said the grand jury investigation into lead paint violations was … Read More

Recent Standards Adopted By The New York State District Attorney’s Association
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We are New York’s 62 diverse prosecutors who are uniquely qualified to recognize the needs of our respective counties, secure in the knowledge that our primary responsibilities are public safety, the pursuit of justice for crime victims and the maintenance … Read More

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