1. Protocol Public Report Release: Sheriff Deputies Acted Lawfully During 2018 Detainment of Man

    The Contra Costa County DA's Office concludes there is insufficient evidence to support a criminal prosecution of Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Erik Vawter and Brian McDevitt in the 2018 in-custody death of Michael Hernandez. Read more...
  2. News Release: Contra Costa County DA’s Office Selected for Resentencing Pilot Program

    Last Friday, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office was notified our office was selected to be a participant in the California County Resentencing Pilot Program. Read more...
  3. News Release: Former Clerk-Recorder Joe Canciamilla Pled Guilty to 9 Counts

    Yesterday, defendant Joe Canciamilla pled guilty to perjury and grand theft, totaling nine counts, for illegal activity tied to his multiple political campaign bank accounts. Read more...
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