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Alameda County
Nancy E. O'Malley, District Attorney

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Governor Signs DA Sponsored Human Trafficking Bill

September 2, 2014

On August 29, 2014, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 939, marking a significant advancement in the ability to prosecute human trafficking cases that cross jurisdictional lines. The legislation, co-sponsored by the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office and authored by Senator Marty Block, enables prosecutors to file multiple charges against a defendant who commits human trafficking-related offenses in multiple jurisdictions across the State of California.

Scam Prevention Seminar

August 25, 2014

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office's Elder Protection Unit is hosting A Free Scam Prevention Seminar for Seniors! Seminar topics will include Medicare Fraud, Internet Fraud, and Prescription Drug Fraud.

Rape Kit Update Press Conference

August 12, 2014

Congressman Honda and Alameda County DA O'Malley Outline Success in Eliminating Rape Kit Backlog ~ Results seen at federal, local level ~

Oakland, CA. – Today, Congressman Mike Honda (D-San Jose) and Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley discussed the accomplishments and ongoing efforts to eliminate the backlog of rape kits at a local and national level and to ensure that resources exist to prevent future backlogs.

Earl Warren Fellowships

July 31, 2014

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley is pleased to announce Fellowships for the upcoming semester in honor of former United States Chief Justice Earl Warren who served as District Attorney of Alameda County from 1925 to 1938. Earl Warren’s legacy lives on in the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office. He set the standard in shaping our office’s reputation for fairness, integrity, and professionalism.

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs SB 978

July 18, 2014

Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 978 into law. This bill, authored by Senator Mark DeSaulnier, and sponsored by Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley, provides a significant change to a law that ensures victims of sexual assault receive timely rape crisis counseling services. SB 978 allows a hospital to notify the local Rape Crisis Center when a victim arrives for a medical or evidentiary physical examination after a sexual assault. Prior to the passage of this bill, only law enforcement was required to notify the Rape Crisis Center.