• DA Bureau Commander Brent Westwood, left, and Investigator Craig Johnson are interviewed by a production crew for an upcoming episode of CNBC’s “American Greed” about a large Ponzi scheme case in Riverside County.


  • Fourteen new interns in our Division of Victim Services attend a recent daylong academy at the DA’s Office. From various local universities, they will assist in a variety of ways including helping crime victims and community outreach.

  • Debra Postil of the DA’s Youth Accountability Team speaks to about 60 teens at a daylong program making them aware of the effects of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs and the consequences of their actions.

  • DA Paul Zellerbach addresses representatives from Riverside County school districts at the first-ever Reducing Chronic Absenteeism Summit, held to discuss ‘best practices’ to reduce student absentees.

  • DA Paul Zellerbach addresses the crowd at WeTip’s 41st Annual National Crimefighting Conference in April 2014 after being named the organization’s National District Attorney of the Year.

  • DA Zellerbach speaks at a news conference in San Diego in support of Senate Bill 939  which would improve the way human trafficking cases are prosecuted. The DA’s Office wrote the bill, sponsored by Sen. Marty Block.

  • DA Paul Zellerbach, right, congratulates Deputy District Attorney Elan Zekster after presenting him with the office’s PRIDE award as the 2013 Countywide Prosecutor of the Year.

  • Victim advocate Carla Aguilar talks to a high school class about teen dating violence. February was Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and about 3,400 students have seen this interactive presentation.

  • DA Paul Zellerbach speaks at a news conference at the Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station organized by Assemblyman Brian Nestande to address the growing problem of metal theft in Riverside County.

  • DA Paul Zellerbach with U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte Jr., announcing a plea by a former Moreno Valley city councilman who accepted believed to be the largest bribe ever taken by a U.S. public official.


  • Protecting the public and serving our community

  • Ethical prosecution of criminal and civil offenses

  • Safeguarding the rights of victims and witnesses


Meet the DA County of Riverside District Attorney