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: Oakley Man in Texas Extradited Back to Contra Costa; Facing Additional Charges

    Today, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office filed an amended complaint against defendant Tristan Curl, which had additional felony charges for the distribution of child pornography and advertising of and distribution of child pornography. Read on...
  2. News Release: Chevron to Pay $100,000 for Failing to Comply with Gift Card Redemption Laws

    The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office announced today that Chevron U.S.A. Inc. will pay $100,000 in civil penalties for failing to fully comply with California’s gift card redemption laws. Read on...
  3. News Release: Serial Arsonist Convicted by Contra Costa County Jury

    On December 4, a Contra Costa County jury found defendant James Bishop III of Pittsburg guilty of 31 arson related felonies. Read on...
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