Duties of a District Attorney

The District Attorney (DA) is the chief law enforcement officer in the county. The DA's most essential duty is investigating and prosecuting criminal offenses on behalf of the People. Learn more about DA duties

Victim-Witness Division

The Victim-Witness Division provides immediate crisis response for victims of crime. The staff also functions as the liaison for victims and witnesses with all components of the criminal justice system. Funding for these services is provided primarily through various grants from the State and Federal governments. Visit the Victim-Witness page for more information.

Elder Abuse

Nearly 200,000 Californians are victims of elder abuse every year. Victims often live in silent desperation, because they  believe their cries for help will go unanswered. With your vigilance, elder abuse can be stopped and its perpetrators arrested and prosecuted.   Learn to recognize the tell tale indicators of abuse. Download A Citizen's Guide to Preventing & Reporting Elder Abuse.