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. Joint News Release: San Pablo Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of 3-Year-Old Jane Doe

    San Pablo Police received information of sexual abuse of a 3-year-old child after the victim reported the conduct to a family member. In turn, San Pablo Police Detectives were called and an investigation ensued. Read more...
  2. News Release: Contra Costa DA Announces Human Trafficking Hotline

    Contra Costa County District Attorney, Diana Becton, announced today that a Human Trafficking Hotline has been established to take reports of forced or coerced commercial sex and labor. Read more...
  3. News Release: Human Trafficking Day of Action in East County Set for September 19

    District Attorney Diana Becton is proud to join Antioch Councilmember Monica Wilson, the Antioch Police Department, and other community organizations, in hosting East County’s third Human Trafficking “Day of Action” on September 19, 2019. Read more...
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