As a representative of the People of the State of California, the District Attorney’s Office has the responsibility to prosecute all criminal matters in the County of Sonoma. We have a budget of nearly $33.7 million and a staff of more than 128 employees.
I am very proud of our dedicated attorneys, investigators, victim advocates, claims specialists and support staff who diligently serve the citizens of Sonoma County. We consistently apply equal justice under the law to protect our community and ensure that victims of crime are treated with compassion and respect.
I hope this information provides you with a better understanding of the criminal justice system.
Jill Ravitch, District Attorney, Sonoma County
Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch announced today that Pacific Gas & Electric Company (“PG&E”) entered into a Stipulated Judgment to resolve pending criminal and civil charges against of PG&E related to causing the 2019 Kincade Fire. The Judgment, approved by the Honorable Patrick Broderick, orders PG&E to implement numerous wildfire safety measures in Sonoma County. PG&E’s compliance with these safety measures will be reviewed and monitored by a team of independent experts in the energy field for the next five years.