• After a federal court ordered California to reduce prison overcrowding, a number of measures were put into place that result in early prison releases, including early parole consideration for individuals characterized as “non-violent second-strikers.”

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  • Seeking and Doing Justice. The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office is responsible for the prosecution of all adult and juvenile felonies and misdemeanors committed throughout Yolo County.

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  • The Conviction Integrity Unit reviews and  investigates claims of innocence raised after a criminal conviction involving homicides, sex offenses and other violent crimes.

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  • Victim Services

    The DA’s Victim Services Program is dedicated to providing comprehensive services to victims of crime.  We are proud to provide information about the criminal justice system and ensure victims' rights are being met.

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PRESS RELEASES

Yolo County District Attorney Citizens Academy Applications Now Being Accepted

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – February 17, 2017 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announces the sixth annual Yolo County District Attorney Citizens Academy which is sponsored by the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office in cooperation with the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office, the California Highway Patrol, the Davis Police Department, the UC Davis Police Department, the… Read More →

Parole Board Denies Release in ’92 Gang Slaying

Harold Rigsby shot and killed Pierre Fortier because he had disrespected the Broderick Boys Press Release (Woodland, CA) – February 17, 2017 – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on February 16, 2017 40-year-old convicted murderer Harold Rigsby was denied release at a parole hearing at RJ Donovan State Prison in San Diego,… Read More →