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.

Regards,

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.

Student Internship Opportunities

The Contra Costa District Attorney's Office is accepting applications for the College Student/High School Senior Summer Intern Program.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to DDA Dominique Yancey by email by March 15.

  1. Consumer Resources During COVID-19

    The District Attorney's Office is protecting consumers from any potential COVID-19 consumer fraud. We want the public to be mindful of potential scams and fraudulent activities. Our Fraud Hotline is 925-957-8608 or DA-ReportFraud@contracostada.org. Read more...
  2. News Release: Law Enforcement Leaders Call on State Bar to Create New Ethics Rule

    Today, a coalition of current and former elected prosecutors call on the California State Bar to cure the conflict of interest created by police unions’ outsized influence in local elections. Read more...
  3. News Release: Clayton Resident Charged with Arranging to Meet a Minor for Sex

    On Thursday May 21, 2020, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office charged 40-year-old Clayton resident Daniel Steven Paul with multiple violations. Read more...
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