FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 25, 2022
Contact: Simon O’Connell 925-957-2220
Ongoing Criminal Investigation
Martinez, Calif. – On March 23, 2022, FBI and the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office conducted court-authorized law enforcement activity at multiple locations. The criminal investigation pertains to sworn law enforcement officers from the Antioch Police Department and Pittsburg Police Department.
The broad range of offenses under investigation involve crimes of moral turpitude. A review of both active and closed cases involving these officers will be necessary to evaluate whether those cases are now compromised. Due to the ongoing nature of the investigation, no additional details will be released at this time.
The involved Police Departments and cities have cooperated with the investigation to ensure minimal disruption to their respective communities. The District Attorney’s Office will continue to work in conjunction with Federal authorities along with the cities of Antioch and Pittsburg to ensure public trust and public safety.