Alameda County District Attorney’s Office Announces DA’s Executive Leadership Team to Deliver on Justice Reform

Alameda County District Attorney Pamela Y. Price announced today her Executive Leadership Team, with a proven record of leading justice reforms, including Chief Assistant District Attorneys Otis Bruce Jr. and Royl L. Roberts.

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NEWSROOM | Current News & Events

People vs. Donovan Johnson

On January 26, 2023, a jury found Donovan Johnson guilty of second-degree murder for the death of Chrystian Negrete-Valdez, an innocent bystander in a fatal 2018 shooting, and guilty of assault with a semi-automatic firearm upon Leandro Carrera.

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Alameda County District Attorney’s Office Announces Interim Executive Director of the Alameda County Family Justice Center

Grant also announced focusing on building awareness of and access to domestic violence/gun violence restraining orders

OAKLAND, CA — Alameda County District Attorney Pamela Y. Price announces the appointment of Karla Elias-Flores as the Interim-Executive Director of the Alameda County Family Justice Center (ACFJC).

Ms. Elias-Flores has worked at the ACFJC for more than 15 years, first as a victim advocate with ACFJC partner, the Family Violence Law Center and most recently serving as the ACFJC Associate Director, South County Coordinator.

Ms. Elias-Flores holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with a focus on Public Policy from California State University East Bay, a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology with an option of Social Work and a minor in American Sign Language from the California State University East Bay. In addition, Elias-Flores is a certified Domestic Violence Counselor and Certified Rape Crisis Counselor in California.

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Covid-19 Updates

Covid-19 Updates

Indoor Mask Required in Public

December 13, 2021 –
California has now changed its mask requirements to match CDC guidance. Alameda County requires everyone, including fully vaccinated people, to wear a mask in indoor public settings to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Early Release Alerts

Early Release Alerts
Covid-19 Related Releases

Due to recent changes in California law, as well as circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, some inmates are being released from custody earlier than the date originally determined at the time of sentencing.

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Justice For All

Justice For All

Recent Podcasts 

Episode 8.
Getting Environmental Justice In West Oakland.

Episode 7.
Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley shares how her office is adjusting to the new normal during the Corona virus.

Hate Crime Hotline

Hate Crime Hotline

Call: (510) 208-4824

Stop Hate Crime (PDF)
English, Spanish, Farsi

Victim of Crime Info & Assistance (PDF)
English, Spanish, Chinese,
Farsi, Vietnamese


Cell Site Simulator Policy

Cell-site simulator technology provides valuable assistance in support of important public safety objectives. Whether deployed as part of a fugitive apprehension effort, to locate at-risk people or missing children, or to provide search and rescue support in natural disasters and emergencies, cell-site2 simulators fulfill critical operational needs.

This technology will only be utilized when authorized by a search warrant signed by a judicial officer that has been reviewed through the judicial process.

Our Policy for Use of Cell-Site Simulator Technology (PDF)

Alameda County District Attorney’s Policy for Use of Cell-Site Simulator Technology (PDF)


Cannabis Convictions Petitions/Prop 64 Policy

On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, the voters passed Proposition 64, the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act. The Act legalizes adult use Cannabis as well and establishes regulations that will control and oversee the industry. The Act further establishes protocols for reducing, dismissing and sealing old convictions for Health & Safety Code Sections 11357, 11359 and 11360.

Our Cannabis Convictions Petitions (PDFs)
CR-400, CR-401, CR-402, CR-403

Our Prop 64 Policy (PDF)
Proposition 64 Policy

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