San Francisco District Attorney's Office
The San Francisco District Attorney's Office is the legal agency charged with prosecuting crimes in the city and county of San Francisco, California. The current district attorney is George Gascón. Mayor Gavin Newsom appointed him to that post on January 9, 2011, to succeed Kamala Harris, who had been elected California Attorney General in November 2010. He was subsequently elected in his own right in November 2011.