San Joaquin County
District Attorney's Office
OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY 222 E. Weber Ave., Room 202, Stockton, CA
P. O. Box 990, Stockton, CA 95201
T (209) 468-2400 | F (209) 465-0371
TORI VERBER SALAZAR District Attorney Scott A. Fichtner Assistant District Attorney Kristine M. Reed Assistant District Attorney James Bojko Chief Investigator
News from the Office of District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar
For Immediate Release
August 5, 2022
CONTACT: Elisa Bubak, Public Information Officer
T: (209) 468-2400 | E: elisa.bubak@sjcda.org

District Attorney's Office Releases 2021 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. 

 “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:

  • 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. *Certain court proceedings were limited or postponed during 2020’s COVID-19 restrictions.
  • 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 previous years' data reports, click here.