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.

Community Events 

2018 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 

Click the above image to view selected artwork and posters for 2018 National Crime Victims' Right Week.

Listen to the District Attorney’s radio spot promoting our Victims Assistance Program and National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

  1. Press Release: Contra Costa County Clean Slate Day Set for May 19 in Antioch

    This Saturday, May 19, is Clean Slate Day at Antioch Middle School. The event allows individuals to apply for and receive a reduction or dismissal of a prior conviction. Read on...
  2. Press Release: Former Deputy Charged with Four Felonies for Unlawful Sex Acts Against Inmates

    The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office announced today that Patrick Morseman of Vallejo was charged with four felonies for unlawful sex acts involving two inmates at the West County Detention Facility. Read on...
  3. Press Release: School Teacher Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

    Today, Andrew Lund, a 36-year-old Vallejo elementary school teacher, was formally charged by the District Attorney’s Office with possession of child pornography, arranging to meet a minor for sex and two other felonies along with a misdemeanor. Read on...
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