Are You in an Abusive Relationship?

Last year, there were over 16,000 domestic violence incidents reported to local law enforcement. The DA’s Office is partnering with local organizations to raise awareness about warning signs of domestic violence to help prevent more tragedies.  Watch more in this video. [TWEET THIS]

Remembering Murder Victims

Supporting crime victims is a priority at the District Attorney’s Office. District Attorney Summer Stephan recently joined friends and relatives of murder victims to keep their memory alive.  Watch the video for information. [TWEET THIS]

Regional Leadership Institute

Leaders from two dozen law enforcement agencies in San Diego County are taking their skills to the next level.  It’s a new program powered by the DA’s Office and the Sheriff’s Department.

WATCH the video to learn what it’s all about. [TWEET THIS]

Four-legged Heroes Help Out in Court

Court Dogs and their handlers play an important role in our criminal justice system. See how they help some of the most vulnerable victims in this video. [TWEET THIS]

Strategies for the Homeless: Part 2

The Homeless Court Program is helping people on the streets turn their lives around. See how the DA’s Office is working with other agencies to address San Diego’s homeless problem, in this video. [TWEET THIS]

Watch Part 1 of this series.

You can read more about these strategies in the Summer 2017 edition of the LEQ Magazine.

Strategies for the Homeless: Part 1

Homelessness is a growing problem in San Diego and the District Attorney’s Office is partnering with other law enforcement agencies to help people living on the streets turn their lives around. The San Diego Police Department’s Homeless Outreach Team is one of the strategies. Learn more in this video. [TWEET THIS]

Watch Part 2 of this series.

You can read more about these strategies in the Summer 2017 edition of the LEQ Magazine.

A special court for kids in trouble

The DA’s Juvenile Division is focused on rehabilitation of youth who get in trouble with the law.  Recently, the Juvenile Justice Commission recognized Deputy DA Fanny Yu for her outstanding commitment to youth in the system. See how she’s making a difference in this video. [TWEET THIS]

CARE Center Resource Fair

“This is a real partnership with the community,” said District Attorney Summer Stephan. “The only thing that makes this work so well is that it’s services by the entire community for the community.”

The DA’s CARE Center recently hosted a free first-of-its kind Resource Fair providing community members in southeast San Diego with vital services and workshops. WATCH more in this video.


Finding a Solution to an Epidemic

Prescription drug abuse has become an epidemic in San Diego, with overdoses on the rise.  In Part 4 of our series of news stories, we take a look at what the County of San Diego and the DA’s Office are doing to find a solution to this epidemic. WATCH more in this video. [TWEET THIS]

Watch Part 1 – Opiates: A Fatal Epidemic.

Watch Part 2 – The Tragic Consequences of Opiates.

Watch Part 3 – Surviving an Opiate Overdose.

Read more about this epidemic in a detailed article featured in the Spring 2017 LEQ Magazine (go to page 34 in the Spring 2017 Edition).