Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas J. Spota

Photo of District Attorney Thomas J. Spota “The duty of a prosecutor is to seek justice, not merely to convict.”

ABA Standards Relating to the Prosecution Function and Defense Function, §1.1(c) (1970).

“To that end, I promise that this office will enforce the law with temperance and without malice, to seek truth and not victims, to serve the law and not fractional purposes and to approach these tasks with humility and respect.”

News Releases

Published: 5/31/2016

A 28 year old Nassau County man faces life in prison without parole when he is sentenced tomorrow in Riverhead, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.


Published: 5/28/2016

A Suffolk County jury today convicted a 28-year-old Brentwood man of second-degree murder for the fatal shooting of a man outside a bar in Brentwood, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.


Published: 5/27/2016

A 35 year old Registered Nurse pleaded not guilty today at his arraignment on one charge of unlawful surveillance in the second degree, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.