Thu, May 12|
Candidate Forum Alameda County District Attorney May 12 5-7:30 p.m.
Forum co-sponsored with the Alameda County Bar Association featuring candidates for District Attorney
Time & Location
May 12, 2022, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
About the Event
2022 is the first time in decades that Alameda County will elect a District Attorney. The district attorney’s job is to seek justice in criminal cases, work to prevent crime, and serve as a leader in the diverse communities they represent. District attorneys in California have tremendous power to impact the lives of millions of people, their families, and entire communities. If someone is accused of committing a crime, it is not the police but the DA who has the sole power to decide if criminal charges are filed and the severity of those charges. They alone decide who is deserving of a jail or prison sentence and who will instead be routed into a diversion program to help rebuild their life, or have charges dismissed.
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