Town of Ramapo Supervisor Arrested

District Attorney Zugibe, U.S. Attorney Bharara Announce Criminal Charges Against Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence. [READ MORE]

25 Arrested In Unemployment Fraud Crackdown

District Attorney Zugibe: The alleged cheaters lived in the Dominican Republic, but collected New York State unemployment payments topping $160,000 without looking for work. Lean more by clicking here.

Prescription Painkillers Kill...

Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe and U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara unveil a prescription drug abuse prevention public service message.

D.A. Zugibe Touts New Domestic Violence Program

District Attorney Zugibe, joined by County Executive Ed Day, New York State Senator William Larkin and Haverstraw Supervisor Howard Phillips, discuss the extraordinary success of a unique domestic violence victim assistance pilot program, designed to ensure victims ongoing support and a meaningful role in the criminal justice system. Learn more here.

Expanding Rockland County's Drug Court

District Attorney Zugibe, joined by Congresswoman Nita Lowey, announce $200,000 in federal funds to expand the county's drug court to include individuals convicted of drunk driving (DWI).

Seek Justice. Serve Justice. Do Justice.

Our MissionOfficial seal of the District Attorney

The employees of the Rockland County District Attorney, in partnership with the community we serve, are dedicated to the pursuit of truth, justice and protection of the innocent and the prevention of crime through the vigorous and ethical prosecution of those who violate the law.

What We Do

The District Attorney's Office prosecutes on behalf of the people of Rockland County, all individuals, both adult and juvenile, accused of felonies, misdemeanors, and infractions occurring within the County. Additionally, highly trained and experienced members of the District Attorney's Office provide services to victims and witnesses of crime, including crisis counseling, orientation to the criminal justice system and community referrals.

Our Goals

  • To help improve the quality of life for all residents of Rockland County
  • To employ individuals of character and courage who are dedicated to justice for Rockland County
  • To assist law enforcement agencies in the prosecution of criminal cases
  • To provide assistance to those who have been victimized by crime
  • To ensure that the public is kept informed of the work done by the Rockland County District Attorney's Office
  • To promote the interests of the people in the criminal justice system, as mandated by New York State law and the Constitution of the United States
  • To further the success of crime intervention and prevention efforts in Rockland County

Recent Press Releases

Oct 25, 2016 Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Jason Harte of 411 White Oak Road, Palisades, New York has been charged with Three counts of Criminal Tax Fraud in the Fourth Degree, class "E" Felonies relating to the failure to report income to the New York State Department...[More]
Oct 14, 2016 Several Street-Level Drug Buys Made In Parking Lot Of Rockland County Preschool, Early Education Center Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced the filing of criminal charges against four individuals as the result of a three-month undercover narcotics investigation...[More]
Oct 13, 2016 Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced the extortion case of Joseph Ruback (DOB 6/7/69) of 9 Sylvan Lane, New City, New York has been resolved. The court has issued an Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal, or ACD, which requires the defendant to avoid new arrests for...[More]
Sep 30, 2016 Defendant Faces Up To 25 Years To Life In PrisonRockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Dylan Lentini of Vacaville, California was found guilty of Murder in the Second Degree, a class "A" Felony, in the killing of West Nyack resident Michael Wimbert.[More]
Sep 27, 2016 Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Nicholas Clark (DOB 07/01/83) of 31 Wilshire Drive, Chestnut Ridge, New York was convicted following a jury trial of One count of Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree, a class "E" Felony.[More]

Spirit of Rockland, Special Victims Unit

Located on the campus of Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, the Special Victims Center provides proper care and support to crime victims with special needs. By partnering prosecutors, law enforcement, advocacy, medical and mental health and social service agencies in one, secure location, victims are assured that all available resources are brought to bear against the offenders responsible for the heinous crimes.

Last year, 73 adult victims and 82 children were referred to the "Spirit of Rockland" Special Victims Center in Suffern. Watch our video and learn how Rockland County has strengthened prosecutions against offenders and set a new standard for the treatment of our most sensitive and vulnerable victims.