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. Consumer Scam Alert: Fake Social Security Administration Callers Targeting Individuals

    Today, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office is issuing a consumer protection scam alert to notify residents of fraudulent phone calls from callers pretending to be from the Social Security Administration. Read on...
  2. News Release: Restaurant Owner Guilty for Failing to Provide Workers' Compensation Insurance

    On December 18, a Contra Costa County jury found defendant David Michael Bufano guilty of violating California labor code for failing to provide workers’ compensation insurance for his employees. Read on...
  3. News Release: Contra Costa Launches Human Trafficking Task Force with $1.2 Million Federal Grant

    Contra Costa County recently received $1.2 million under the Federal Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) to establish a new Human Trafficking Task Force. Read on...
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