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Photo of fraud WARNING: Beware of Phony Vaccine Cards

WARNING: Beware of Phony Vaccine Cards

The District Attorney’s Office is warning the public about reports of advertisements on social media sites, such as Instagram, offering fake vaccination cards. This is a crime and anyone dealing in phony vaccination cards can be prosecuted with forging a seal or false personation of an official. Vaccine record cards are intended to provide recipients […]

Infographic of the SAK monkfish kit testing project.

All Rape Kits Tested, New Sexual Assault Case Filed

San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan announced today that all 2,030 untested sexual assault kits (SAKs) from 12 police agencies across the county have been tested after being sent to an independent lab. It is yet another significant milestone in this three-year project. The DA also said testing has resulted in a new criminal […]

Cultural Awareness App for Police Agencies

Cultural Awareness App for Law Enforcement

San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan announced today that her office has created an app that provides key cultural knowledge about San Diego County’s various, diverse communities to help law enforcement officers respond respectfully during non-emergency situations. [TWEET THIS] The Cultural Awareness Project (CAP App) was developed under the guidance of the DA’s Interfaith […]

Photo of Investigative Specialist Arnel Alamo for AAPI Heritage Month.

Meet Investigative Specialist Arnel Alamo

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we are highlighting compelling stories from DA employees and what inspired them to pursue a career in public service. Meet DA Investigative Specialist Arnel Alamo, who has been part of the District Attorney’s Bureau of Investigation (BOI) since 2006. He conducts low end investigations and […]

Photo of Human Resources Manager Cynthia Truong for AAPI Heritage Month.

Meet Cynthia Truong

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we are highlighting compelling stories from DA employees and what inspired them to pursue a career in public service. Meet Cynthia Truong, who serves as Human Resources Manager for the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office.  Cynthia began her career with the County of San Diego in 2001 […]

Welk Resorts Will Pay Up To $ 5.5 Million To Settle Consumer Protection Lawsuit

Convicted Murderer Mark Rogowski Seeking Parole

San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan announced today that a parole hearing will occur tomorrow for Mark “Gator” Rogowski, 54, who was convicted of rape and murder in 1992. Rogowski is serving a sentence of 31 years-to-life for the murder of Jessica Bergsten. Rogowski was a nationally known skateboard personality from Carlsbad who rose […]