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.

Student Internship Opportunities

The Contra Costa District Attorney's Office is accepting applications for the College Student/High School Senior Summer Intern Program.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to DDA Dominique Yancey by email by March 15.

  1. Case Update: DA’s Office Seeks Assistance for Ongoing Investigation from Los Angeles Residents

    The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office needs the public’s help in the Los Angeles area for identifying potential victims and information related to a case in involving defendant Richard Charles Rocha, a 37-year-old resident of Antioch. Read more...
  2. Joint Release: Woman Indicted by Grand Jury for 42 Criminal Counts in Real Estate Fraud Case

    Today, a grand jury indictment was unsealed against Mercedes Gonzales, a 25-year-old resident of San Pablo. Read more...
  3. News Release: El Dorado County Man Charged with Sexually Abusing Three Underage Girls

    Earlier this month, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office charged defendant Rodney Brown, a 62-year-old resident of Camino, California with eight felonies, including the alleged sexual abuse of three minors. Read more...
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