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.

  1. News Release: DA Diana Becton Announces Updated Immigration Policy

    Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton issued a new policy for the DA’s Office focused on immigration. In order to comply with state and federal laws, our office has updated its immigration policy. Read more...
  2. News Release: Contra Costa Becomes 4th County in California to Adopt Restorative Justice Diversion

    Impact Justice, RYSE Youth Center, and the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office announce a collaborative agreement to bring restorative justice diversion to Contra Costa County. Read more...
  3. News Release: Man Pleaded Guilty for Pandering from 2018 Human Trafficking Sting Operation

    On April 24, 2019, Lawrence Taylor pleaded guilty to pandering and agreed to accept a sentence of four years state prison. Read more...
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