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: Operation Broken Heart Results in Child Exploitation Arrests in Contra Costa County

    Investigators with the Contra Costa County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force recently participated in Operation Broken Heart, a nationwide effort to investigate technology facilitated crimes against children. Read more...
  2. News Release: Man Found Guilty for Stalking & Threatening Victim

    Last week, a Contra Costa County jury found defendant Jason Laughlin of Concord guilty of three misdemeanors, including making criminal threats and stalking the victim Jane Doe. Read more...
  3. News Release: Oakley Man Sentenced for Making Criminal Threats and Stalking in 2018 School Threats

    On Thursday, June 5, 2019, Tristen Amir Curl, a 20-year-old resident of Oakley, California and Austin, Texas, pleaded guilty to two felonies of Stalking and Making Criminal Threats, a strike offense. Read more...
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