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Office of the Attorney General, California Department of Justice

San Francisco, CA | http://oag.ca.gov
Joined in December 2009

About Us

On January 3, 2011, Kamala D. Harris was sworn in as the 32nd Attorney General of the State of California. Attorney General Harris told Californians in her inaugural address that she will seek innovative approaches to tackling the state's toughest problems. As chief law enforcement officer for the state, Attorney General Harris has focused on combating transnational gangs that are trafficking guns, drugs, and human beings through the state. She has traveled to every region of California to further collaboration with local law enforcement and committed resources to increase the adoption of technology and data-driven policing in order to improve efficiency in investigations and prosecutions. Attorney General Harris has long advocated the reduction of California's recidivism rate, which is the nation's highest.

As chief lawyer for the people of California, Attorney General Harris has led a response to the mortgage and foreclosure crisis hurting the state. She secured $18 billion for California homeowners from the nation's banks, while also expanding prosecutions of mortgage-related fraud and crime and introducing the California Homeowner Bill of Rights to bring justice and transparency to the mortgage process. Attorney General Harris has fought to protect consumers from privacy violations, to preserve the state's natural resources, to ensure marriage equality for all Californians, and to defend the Affordable Care Act.

On January 3, 2011, Kamala D. Harris was sworn in as the 32nd Attorney General of the State of California. Attorney General Harris told Californians in her inaugural address that she will seek innovative approaches to tackling the state's…

Issue Areas Include

  • Crime & Safety
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Human Rights & Civil Liberties
  • Policy

Location

  • 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States
    Suite 11000

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