Message from the District Attorney

A Message from Diana Becton

Welcome to the District Attorney Office's website and thank you for visiting. I want to underscore that our Office is here to serve you. We are all committed to protecting the public's safety and providing assistance to those harmed by violence. We continue to find ways to modernize our Office as we focus on the community's needs to ensure Contra Costa County remains a safe and welcoming place to live and work.


Diana Becton, District Attorney

Our Mission

The mission of the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office is to seek justice and enhance public safety for all our residents by fairly, ethically, aggressively and efficiently prosecuting those who violate the law, and by working to prevent crime.

We hope this website will assist you by providing information about our Office and links to helpful community resources and law enforcement agencies.

  1. News Release: DA’s Office Launches Application Process for Fall 2021 Community Academy

    District Attorney Diana Becton announces today that the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office will launch a fourth Community Academy class this October. Read more...
  2. News Release: DA Diana Becton Appoints Arnold Threets Chief of Inspectors

    Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton announces today Arnold Threets is the new permanent Chief of Inspectors for the District Attorney’s Office. Read more...
  3. DA Protocol Public Report: 5 Police Officers Acted Lawfully During 2019 Detainment of Man

    The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office concludes that Concord Police Department Officers and a Sheriff’s deputy, acted lawfully in the 2019 in-custody death of Steven Hankins. Read more...
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