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.

Regards,

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. Consumer Resources During COVID-19

    The District Attorney's Office is protecting consumers from any potential COVID-19 consumer fraud or violations of the Health Officer Order. Please be mindful of potential scams and fraudulent activities. Our Fraud Hotline is 925-957-8608 . Read more...
  2. News Release: Ross Farca Held to Answer on Hate Crime Targeting Jewish Community

    Earlier this week, defendant Ross Farca was held to answer on multiple felony counts, including a hate crime enhancement and threat against the primary investigating officer. Read more...
  3. News Release: DA’s Office Issues Statement Regarding Public Corruption Unit Investigation

    Recently, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office became aware of a website allegedly run by “Citizens for a Fair East Bay” with false and misleading information regarding town officials in the Town of Moraga. Read more...
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