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: DA’s Office Files First Criminal Labor Trafficking Case Involving Domestic Servitude

    Last month, Ijeoma Chukwunyelu and Nnamdi Onwuzulike made their first court appearance and entered pleas of not guilty in Contra Costa County’s first criminal labor trafficking case. Read more...
  3. News Release: DA Diana Becton Issues Statement on Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall

    Today, Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton issued the following statement regarding the status of Contra Costa County’s Juvenile Hall and the Orin Allen Youth Rehabilitation Facility. Read more...
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