Alameda County District Attorney's Office
Nancy E. O'Malley, District Attorney

Meet DA Nancy E. O'Malley

The Alameda County
District Attorney's Office

is dedicated to serving our community through the ethical prosecution of criminal offences and the vigorous protection of victims' rights.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. To honor those lives that have been lost due to domestic violence, we are hosting the Day of Remembrance Event on October 27. Read more...

KTVU Interview with DA Nancy O'Malley

DA O’Malley spoke with KTVU’s Henry Lee concerning current issues in the justice system.

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Rapid DNA Act Signed into Law

The Act was signed into law recently, allowing a suspect’s DNA sample to be taken at the time of booking, developed within 90 minutes and then uploaded directly into CODIS. Read more…

Current news & events XML

Bill to Reform the Sex Offender Registry Signed by Governor Brown

Senate Bill 384, the bill to reform the sex offender registry, authored by Senator Scott Wiener and co-sponsored by Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley and Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey has just been signed by Governor Jerry Brown. This bill amends the current law that requires all sex offenders to register for life and replaces it with a tiered system of registry.

A diverse coalition came together to support this bill, including law enforcement but also Equality California, ACLU, and CALCASA. Read more...

DA O'Malley and Prosecutors and Prosecutors from Across the US Oppose Legislation that would Remove Regulations on Gun Silencers

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer, and 26 additional members of Prosecutors Against Gun Violence (PAGV) today announced their strong opposition to provisions in the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act (“SHARE”) Act which would remove existing gun silencer safety regulations from federal law. Read more...

Application period is now open for the 2018 DA's Justice Academy

We are now accepting applications for the 2018 DA's Justice Academy class. The program is open to juniors and seniors who are residents of and attend public high school in Alameda County. All applications must be received by November 9 by 4pm. Read more....

Alameda County Justice Restoration Project Launched

Alameda County DA Nancy O'Malley announced that the District Attorney’s Office, leading a partnership of county agencies, community partners and non-government resource providers, has launched the Alameda County Justice Restoration Project. Read more...

People v Hassan Lee Bratcher

A jury found Defendant Hassan Lee Bratcher guilty of kidnapping and forcible rape as well as additional kidnap allegations against Jane Doe. Read more...

People v Hasson William Hedgepeth

A jury found defendant Hasson William Hedgepeth guilty of first degree murder with an enhancement for the personal an intentional use of a firearm causing great bodily injury, as well as attempted voluntary manslaughter with an enhancement for use of a firearm. Read more...

People v Aaron K Tingle

A jury found defendant Aaron K Tingle guilty of assault with a deadly weapon. Read more...

Statement from DA Nancy O'Malley on Hate-Driven Violence

"The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office stands firmly against hate-driven speech and violence. There is no place in this county for destructive conduct or violence driven by racism, anti-Semitism, or hatred.

"The DA's Office has a Hate Crime Hotline (510-208-4824) and we follow up on all calls. Hate driven violence is a violation of California law, and those responsible will be prosecuted to the full extent of those laws."

-- Nancy O'Malley, Alameda County District Attorney.

Sentencing in Brutal Castro Valley Cold Case Murder

Defendants Cheryl Ann Drace and William Joseph Devincenzi were each sentenced to 15 years to life for the cold case murder of Defendant Drace's ex-husband Stephen Rudiger in 1990.

The cold-blooded murder of Mr Rudiger 27 years ago had remained open until an anonymous tip in 2010 helped solve the mystery. Read more...

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