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District Attorney Morgan Gire
In April 2020, the Placer County Board of Supervisors appointed Morgan Briggs Gire. In June 2022, Placer County residents elected Gire to continue to serve as Placer County District Attorney. Gire has been practicing law for more than 23 years, including 15 years at the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office where he served as an assistant chief deputy district attorney.
Gire, who was born and raised in Placer County, has served in a variety of prosecutorial roles throughout his two-decade-long career, conducting more than 100 jury trials involving complex issues faced in criminal law. During his time with the Sacramento D.A.’s office, Gire served five years in the Gangs and Hate Crimes Division and was later selected to lead the Justice, Training and Integrity Division. In his role as an assistant chief deputy, Gire continued overseeing the Justice, Training and Integrity Division, along with the Community Prosecution Unit, Legislative Affairs, Government Relations, as well as the Community Outreach and Media Relations Division.
About the District Attorney's Office
The Office of the District Attorney investigates and prosecutes crime, assists victims and survivors of crime, and protects the health and well being of children while deterring juveniles from criminal activity. The District Attorney (DA) also assists with investigations conducted by law enforcement, making reasonable and ethical decisions when initiating prosecution.
The Office of the District Attorney preserves public safety and enhances the quality of life in Placer County by investigating crime, prosecuting criminals, assisting victims and survivors of crime, protecting the health and well-being of children and deterring juveniles from criminal activity.
The Placer County District Attorney’s Office is closing its public counter to the public effective Monday, March 16 at 1700 hours. This is a precautionary measure to help the slow of COVID-019.
Our office will be available for contact via the following methods:
Telephone: 916-543-8000 This is a business line and will be answered Monday through Friday 0800-1700 hours.
Email: This email will be monitored for the duration of this temporary closure: email@example.com
The Placer County District Attorney’s Office will continue to operate with modified services to minimize in-person contacts. Residents can go to https://www.placer.ca.gov/coronavirus
for information on the virus and Placer County’s response. We are working with our partners in health care, law enforcement, and the community to respond to COVID-19. For any information related to COVID-19 in Placer County, please visit the following link for information on Placer’s response, resources available, statistics of cases within our county, and more: https://www.placer.ca.gov/coronavirus
For any questions related to precautions currently recommended by Placer County Public Health, please call the County Coronavirus information line at 530-886-5310.
For any questions related to the Placer County District Attorneys Office please call our office at 916-543-8000.
Thank you for your understanding as we work as a community to get through this unprecedented time.
- Placer County District Attorney’s Office