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. Joint Civil Enforcement Action Against Martinez Refining Co.

    Martinez, California – Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District’s Chief Counsel Alexander Crockett, today announced a joint civil enforcement action against the Martinez Refining Company (MRC). Read more...
  2. Statement on the Apprehension of Kenneth David McIsaac

    Mental Health Diversion fugitive Kenneth David McIsaac was apprehended on November 14th in Oakland. Read more...
  3. Oakland Man Faces Life Without Parole in Antioch Double Murder

    Martinez, California – A jury in Martinez returned guilty verdicts on November 9th for a double murder that took place in Antioch in 2018. Read more...
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