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San Joaquin County
District Attorney's Office

San Joaquin County
District Attorney's Office


Kenneth W. PuckettKen Puckett
Chief Deputy District Attorney

Ken Puckett is the Chief Deputy District Attorney supervising the Vertical Prosecution Division.  He supervises the attorneys who prosecute homicide, gang, domestic violence, child abuse, child abduction, sexual assault, and human trafficking crimes.

Mr. Puckett has been with the District Attorney’s Office since June of 1989. He was appointed to his current position in October 2018.  His goals include evaluating and improving trust between crime victims and law enforcement, and working with community groups to develop new, evidence based ways of preventing domestic violence.