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.

  1. Two Charged in Financial Crimes That Victimized Those Receiving Public Assistance

    Martinez, Calif. – Two fly-by-night individuals have been charged with multiple felonies and face misdemeanor charges in a sophisticated financial criminal scheme that defrauded hundreds of Californians receiving public assistance. Read more...
  2. Isaac White-Carter Charged in Attack on Restaurant Employee in Antioch

    Martinez, Calif. – A 20-year-old Hayward man has been charged by the Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office with a three-count felony complaint for attacking a restaurant employee in Antioch who was defending an individual with disabilities. Read more...
  3. D.A. Becton’s Statement on the Charging Decision of Ronald Benjamin Jackson, III

    Contra Costa District Attorney Diana Becton issues a statement on the charging decision of Ronald Benjamin Jackson, III, for his actions in the shooting death of James Williams on November 26, 2002, in Antioch. Read more...
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