District Attorney Diana Becton announces today that the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office will launch a third Community Academy class this September. The goal of the academy will be to strengthen community relations and provide residents a better understanding of our criminal justice system.
The academy is free and is open to residents who live or work in Contra Costa County. Individuals must complete an application and background check when they apply.
Applications can also be picked up at:
- 900 Ward Street, Martinez, CA 94553
- 10 Douglas Drive Suite 130, Martinez, CA 94553
- 100 37th St. Room 220, Richmond, CA 94805
Residents can submit the applications to the attention of Scott Alonso. Applicants may also email DA-CommunityAcademy@contracostada.org with their completed application.
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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