The District Attorney of Riverside County, as the public prosecutor acting on behalf of the People, vigorously enforces the law, pursues the truth, and safeguards the rights of all to ensure that justice is done on behalf of our community.
The District Attorney works with every component of the criminal justice system to protect the innocent, to convict and appropriately punish the guilty, and to protect the rights of victims.
The District Attorney also works within our community to prevent and deter crime and to promote public safety, now and for future generations.
The DA's Office, comprised of about 700 attorneys and support staff, serves the estimated 2.4 million residents across the vast 7,200 square miles that make up Riverside County -- the 10th largest county in the United States. We file, on average, about 60,000 criminal cases each year and are one of the largest DA's offices in the state.