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Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Please Meet Deputy DA Sophia Choi

Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Please Meet Deputy DA Sophia Choi

As Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month comes to an end, we’d like for you to learn about Deputy District Attorney Sophia Choi, her many accomplishments, and what AAPI means to her.


Focusing Light on the Dark Silence of Sexual Assault

Focusing Light on the Dark Silence of Sexual Assault

Most often, it happens in the vast and frightening darkness of silence.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and we want to bring awareness to the importance of survivors talking about or reporting these crimes and how the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office handles them.


Women's History Month -- Meet Natasha Crawford, the first female assistant chief in our Bureau's 75-year history

Women's History Month -- Meet Natasha Crawford, the first female assistant chief in our Bureau's 75-year history

Natasha Crawford has been in law enforcement since 2001. Read this blog article to learn more about Natasha and her historic path.


Guest blog: Katie Gilbertson from SAFE FJC talks about Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Guest blog: Katie Gilbertson from SAFE FJC talks about Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

The thought of your teenager dating is a lot for most parents to wrap their heads around, but Katie Gilbertson, executive director of SAFE Familiy Justice Centers, warns that the thought of dating itself shouldn’t be the major concern for most parents. “The real concern lies within the hidden and unknown dangers of teen dating abuse,” she said.


Riverside County program in place to REACH human trafficking victims

Riverside County program in place to REACH human trafficking victims

Reflect, Emerge, Act, Choose, Hope takes a proactive approach to helping trafficking victims

REACH involves various aspects of the criminal justice system – the courts, the District Attorney’s Office, the Probation Department, and defense attorneys – all working together to help victims. “We are trying to take a proactive approach to fight human trafficking,” said Riverside County Deputy District Attorney Gary Polk who works with REACH for our office.


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