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. Hate Crime Incidents in Contra Costa County

    Martinez, Calif.— In Contra Costa County, hate crime incidents are relatively low compared to the most recent data from the Attorney General -- which shows hate crimes increasing in California. Read more...
  2. Resentencing Petition Opposed by Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office

    Martinez, Calif. – The Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office is firm in its opposition to CDCR’s recommendation for resentencing a man serving 50 years to life for murder. Read more...
  3. Contra Costa DA’s Office and U.S. Department of Labor Announce Partnership to Combat Wage Theft

    Martinez, Calif – On June 17th, 2022, Contra Costa District Attorney Diana Becton and U.S. Department of Labor Assistant District Director for San Jose Alberto Raymond formalize a partnership to combat wage theft and protect workers’ rights. Read more...
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