Welcome To County Of Riverside

Office of The District Attorney

Logo-DA RiversideThe DA's Office, comprised of about 700 attorneys, paralegals, investigators, victim advocates, 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.

Our offices and prosecution units

The District Attorney of Riverside County, as the public prosecutor acting on behalf of the People, vigorously enforces the law...


Services and assistance for crime victims

Victim Services is a division of the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office designated to ensure victims are informed and supported...


The Bureau of Investigation supports the prosecutorial and law enforcement endeavors of the District Attorney...


2018-2019

The 2018-2019 Interactive Biennial Report highlights some of the high-profile cases and many of our innovative programs and units...


Michael Hestrin Portrait

Michael Hestrin

Riverside County District Attorney

Michael A. Hestrin was elected as Riverside County District Attorney in June 2014 and was sworn in to serve as the District Attorney on January 5, 2015.

Meet the DA

What does the District Attorney's Office do?

While a main mission of a District Attorney’s Office is prosecuting criminals, we do so much more to achieve justice. Please watch this short video to learn more about what the Riverside County District Attorney's Office does.

Our Mission

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.

 Protecting the public and serving our community
 Ethical prosecution of criminal and civil offenses
 Safeguarding the rights of victims and witnesses

NEWS RELEASES
Synchrony Bank ordered to pay more than $3 million to resolve civil enforcement action involving frequent or harassing calls to consumers Synchrony Bank ordered to pay more than $3 million to resolve civil enforcement action involving frequent or harassing calls to consumers

Synchrony Bank ordered to pay more than $3 million to resolve civil enforcement action involving frequent or harassing calls to consumers

DA's Office awarded DUID prosecution grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety DA's Office awarded DUID prosecution grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety

DA's Office awarded DUID prosecution grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety

Two men charged in Employment Development Department fraud scheme with losses in excess of $500,000 Two men charged in Employment Development Department fraud scheme with losses in excess of $500,000

Two men charged in Employment Development Department fraud scheme with losses in excess of $500,000

Two Perris residents charged in what is believed to be the largest seizure of carfentanil in Riverside County Two Perris residents charged in what is believed to be the largest seizure of carfentanil in Riverside County

Two Perris residents charged in what is believed to be the largest seizure of carfentanil in Riverside County

DA's Office partners with Corona Chamber of Commerce in fentanyl awareness campaign DA's Office partners with Corona Chamber of Commerce in fentanyl awareness campaign

DA's Office partners with Corona Chamber of Commerce in fentanyl awareness campaign

Jury finds man guilty in 2019 murder of CHP sergeant on Interstate 15 in Lake Elsinore Jury finds man guilty in 2019 murder of CHP sergeant on Interstate 15 in Lake Elsinore

Jury finds man guilty in 2019 murder of CHP sergeant on Interstate 15 in Lake Elsinore

DA Hestrin announces nearly $2 million civil settlement with Sally Beauty Supply DA Hestrin announces nearly $2 million civil settlement with Sally Beauty Supply

DA Hestrin announces nearly $2 million civil settlement with Sally Beauty Supply

Criminal grand jury indicts owner-operators of care home for murder and endangerment Criminal grand jury indicts owner-operators of care home for murder and endangerment

Criminal grand jury indicts owner-operators of care home for murder and endangerment

Charges Filed in the Case of Two People Shot Inside a Corona Movie Theater Charges Filed in the Case of Two People Shot Inside a Corona Movie Theater

Charges Filed in the Case of Two People Shot Inside a Corona Movie Theater

Former Corona-Norco Unified School District Assistant Superintendent Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Public Funds Former Corona-Norco Unified School District Assistant Superintendent Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Public Funds

Former Corona-Norco Unified School District Assistant Superintendent Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Public Funds

Two San Jacinto men, including a city councilmember, indicted by grand jury for operating an illegal cannabis dispensary Two San Jacinto men, including a city councilmember, indicted by grand jury for operating an illegal cannabis dispensary

Two San Jacinto men, including a city councilmember, indicted by grand jury for operating an illegal cannabis dispensary

DA's Real Estate Fraud Unit arrests Mira Loma man charged in fraudulent grant deed case DA's Real Estate Fraud Unit arrests Mira Loma man charged in fraudulent grant deed case

DA's Real Estate Fraud Unit arrests Mira Loma man charged in fraudulent grant deed case

Monthlong Operation Intercept results in the arrests of 25 suspected child predators Monthlong Operation Intercept results in the arrests of 25 suspected child predators

Monthlong Operation Intercept results in the arrests of 25 suspected child predators

Five-day countywide warrant sweep results in 116 arrests Five-day countywide warrant sweep results in 116 arrests

Five-day countywide warrant sweep results in 116 arrests

DA Hestrin joins with 43 other District Attorneys filing lawsuit challenging early release of 76,000 prison inmates DA Hestrin joins with 43 other District Attorneys filing lawsuit challenging early release of 76,000 prison inmates

DA Hestrin joins with 43 other District Attorneys filing lawsuit challenging early release of 76,000 prison inmates

DA Mike Hestrin announces 2020 PRIDE Award recipients DA Mike Hestrin announces 2020 PRIDE Award recipients

DA Mike Hestrin announces 2020 PRIDE Award recipients

DA's Office joins with Federal Trade Commission and others to sue Frontier Communications for misrepresenting internet speeds DA's Office joins with Federal Trade Commission and others to sue Frontier Communications for misrepresenting internet speeds

DA's Office joins with Federal Trade Commission and others to sue Frontier Communications for misrepresenting internet speeds

DA Hestrin joins with 40 elected district attorneys challenging the early release of 76,000 state prison inmates DA Hestrin joins with 40 elected district attorneys challenging the early release of 76,000 state prison inmates

DA Hestrin joins with 40 elected district attorneys challenging the early release of 76,000 state prison inmates

Two Hemet attorneys arrested and charged in scheme involving theft of deceased elderly client's funds Two Hemet attorneys arrested and charged in scheme involving theft of deceased elderly client's funds

Two Hemet attorneys arrested and charged in scheme involving theft of deceased elderly client's funds

Board of Supervisors approves funding for additional DA Bureau of Investigation personnel to combat child exploitation Board of Supervisors approves funding for additional DA Bureau of Investigation personnel to combat child exploitation

Board of Supervisors approves funding for additional DA Bureau of Investigation personnel to combat child exploitation