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. DA Files Nine Count Complaint Against DVC Faculty Member

    Martinez, California – A faculty member at Diablo Valley College is facing a nine-count felony complaint for human trafficking, pandering, pimping, and other charges related to the use of force while engaging in sexual acts. Read more...
  2. DA Charges Antioch and Pittsburg Police Officers with Obstruction of Justice and Bribery

    Martinez, California – Contra Costa District Attorney Diana Becton announced the filing of charges against five officers who accepted bribes for voiding the citations of friends while employed at Antioch and Pittsburg Police Departments. Read more...
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