Ron Freitas
District Attorney

District Attorney's Office

Our Mission

At the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office, under the leadership of, District Attorney Ron Freitas, our mission is clear: to serve and support victims of crime with unwavering dedication. Mr. Freitas is the elected chief prosecutor for the County and represents the People of the State of California in criminal and related civil cases presented before the Superior Court of San Joaquin County. The office has a staff of over 300 employees comprised of attorneys, investigators, and support personnel located in downtown Stockton, the Juvenile Justice Center in French Camp, and within branches of the Superior Court in Lodi and Manteca.

Here's a glimpse of what we do to stand by your side during difficult times:

Investigations: Our skilled team of investigators works tirelessly to gather evidence, ensuring that those who commit crimes are held accountable. We are committed to thorough, respectful, and victim-centered investigations that prioritize your safety and well-being.

Prosecutors: Our prosecutors are champions of justice, fighting on your behalf in the courtroom. They bring their expertise, compassion, and determination to every case, working to secure the best possible outcomes and provide you with a voice in the legal process.

Family Justice Center: Our Family Justice Center is a haven for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, and more. Here, you'll find a safe, supportive environment where professionals from various agencies come together to provide comprehensive services under one roof. Your well-being is our top priority.

Victim Witness Division: Our Victim Witness Division is your dedicated support system. From the moment a crime occurs, through investigations, trials, and beyond, we offer guidance, information, and resources to help you navigate the legal system.

Your strength inspires us, and your resilience fuels our commitment. Together, we stand against crime, providing you with the support and resources you deserve.

If you or someone you know is a victim of a crime, please reach out. You are not alone, and we are here to help.

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