Contra Costa County 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.

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 at by March 15.

  1. National Crime Victims' Rights Week Artwork

    NCVRW artwork for 2019. Read on...
  2. News Release: Youth Soccer Coach Charged with Trying to Meet Underage Minor for Sex

    On March 14, 2019 the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office charged 28-year-old Martinez resident Alejandro Sanchez for attempting to meet who he thought was an underage girl for sex. Read on...
  3. News Release: DA Becton Announces Results for End of Backlog of Sexual Assault Kits

    Today, District Attorney Diana Becton and staff attended an event in New York City to announce the end of the backlog of untested sexual assault kits in Contra Costa County. Read on...
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