District Attorney Diana Becton announces today that the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office will launch a third Community Academy class this September. The goal of the academy will be to strengthen community relations and provide residents a better understanding of our criminal justice system.

Community Academy September 2019 Application (PDF)

The academy is free and is open to residents who live or work in Contra Costa County. Individuals must complete an application and background check when they apply. 

Applications can also be picked up at:

  • 900 Ward Street, Martinez, CA 94553
  • 10 Douglas Drive Suite 130, Martinez, CA 94553
  • 100 37th St. Room 220, Richmond, CA 94805

Residents can submit the applications to the attention of Scott Alonso. Applicants may also email DA-CommunityAcademy@contracostada.org with their completed application. 


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