San Joaquin County
District Attorney's Office
RON FREITAS District Attorney, San Joaquin County
Protecting Our Community Since 1850 222 E. Weber Avenue, Room 101, Stockton, CA
P. O. Box 990, Stockton, CA 95201
T (209) 468-2400 | F (209) 465-0371
News from the Office of District Attorney Ronald J. Freitas
For Immediate Release
January 13, 2023
CONTACT: Elisa Bubak, Public Information Officer
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District Attorney Freitas Announces New Administration

San Joaquin County District Attorney Ron Freitas announces the new San Joaquin County District Attorney Administration and Operations management team.

“It is with great honor that I announce the members of my administration,” said District Attorney Ron Freitas. “I believe these talented and dedicated individuals will assist in bringing community values and common sense to San Joaquin County. The District Attorney’s Office is looking forward to the cooperation and collaboration with all of our community stakeholders and partners in the new term.”

San Joaquin County District Attorney Administration is as follows:

  • Richard Price, Assistant District Attorney
  • Brian Scott, Interim Chief Bureau of Investigations
  • Mark Dennings, Chief Deputy District Attorney Vertical Prosecutions
  • Jeffrey Derman, Chief Deputy District Attorney Quality of Life Division
  • Mark Ott, Chief Deputy District Attorney Homicide Unit
  • Kristine Reed, Chief Deputy District Attorney Mainline Unit
  • Donald Vaughn, Chief Deputy District Attorney Special Operations

District Attorney Ron Freitas will promote public safety by removing career and violent offenders from the streets, fight for victims through all stages of the criminal justice process, and provide early and effective intervention and education for juveniles and first-time offenders.