Assistant District Attorney
Ron Freitas is the Assistant District Attorney in charge of the Criminal Operations Division. He oversees Mainline and Vertical Prosecutions. Attorneys in the Mainline Division prosecute felonies and misdemeanors, while attorneys in the Vertical Division work in
specialized units, comprised of Homicide, Gangs, Child Abuse-Sexual Assault, and Domestic Violence.
Mr. Freitas joined the Office in 1988, and was appointed to his current position in 2015. He is also the Co-Chairman of the California District Attorney’s Association Gang Prosecution Committee, the Technical Adviser for the Gang Symposium, and a chapter author on Criminal Street Gangs,
for the Continuing Education of the Bar's Criminal Sentencing Enhancements Manual.