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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.