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. 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 Participates in “Wear Blue” Day to Promote Human Trafficking Awareness

    Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton joined members of the DA’s Office Contra Costa Human Trafficking Taskforce to participate in the national “Wear Blue” initiative to promote Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Read more...
  3. News Release: DA Diana Becton Selected by Governor Newsom to Serve on CA Victim Compensation Board

    Yesterday, Governor Gavin Newsom selected Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton to serve on the California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) as the sole public member of the three-member board. Read more...
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