The District Attorney's Office is responsible for the prosecution of crimes committed in the County of Contra Costa, California.
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.
News and Events
Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office 3rd Annual Victims' Rights Week Celebration
During the 3rd Annual Victims’ Rights Week Recognition Ceremony on Friday April 26th, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office honored individuals in the office and in the community who go above and beyond to help crime victims throughout the year. These honorees each play a different, but equally important role in advocating for victims and keeping our neighborhoods safe.
to view honoree bios.
to view ceremony program.
Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office Law Clerk Program
The Contra Costa County District Attorney's office is seeking applicants for Law Clerks.
Those interested should contact Senior DDA Tom Kensok at by e-mail, .
Contra Costa County Domestic Violence Initiative
Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence, an initiative of the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, is a public/private partnership designed to reduce domestic violence.
To read more click here
The Contra Costa County gets $1.3 Million Grant to Combat Insurance Fraud.
Mark A. Peterson, District Attorney of Contra Costa County, and Dave Jones, California State Insurance Commissioner, are pleased to announce the award of $1.3 million in grants from the California Department of Insurance to combat insurance fraud. Read press release by clicking here