San Joaquin County
District Attorney's Office

San Joaquin County District Attorney
Annual Data Report


Under the leadership of District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar, the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office has released its 2021 Data Report.

The 2021 data report provides a comprehensive review of the types of cases referred to the District Attorney’s Office, from where the cases originate, and who is impacted by crime in our community, either as a defendant or victim.

 “Strengthening public trust and transparency continue to be priorities of my administration,” said District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar. “I am proud to share this data report with the community as it reflects the high-standards of my dedicated team.” 

The San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office has compiled data to examine case trends in our community. The 2021 Data Report was compiled, reviewed, and vetted by the Policy and Planning Department, as well as the District Attorney’s Office Data Committee. These findings join historic data reports from 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.


Key findings in the data report include:

Identity Theft on the Rise
  • Of the 12,610 cases filed for prosecution, misdemeanors made up 62% of cases.
  • In 2021, the Victim-Witness Unit and Family Justice Center served 16,662 individuals impacted by crime. Of those 16,662 victims, 35% received services for harm pertaining to domestic or familial violence.
  • Quality of Life unit charged 665 cases in 2021 versus 385 in 2020*, with a significant increase of Identity Theft cases charged.
  • Males accounted for 81% of defendants.

The San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office thanks the members of the office and partners in law enforcement for their dedication and continued commitment to our community. For more information about the District Attorney’s Office or the annual data report, see the column to the right of this page.

 


*Certain court proceedings were limited to postponed during 2020's COVID-19 restrictions.