The issue is...

The Issue Is... series will dive deeper into a range of issue affecting Placer County. This series will cover what we are seeing in the District Attorney's office, hearing from the community, what the experts are saying, what we are doing about it and broader policy solutions to address these major issues. 


Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is prevalent in every community, regardless of socioeconomic status, gender, race, religion, or nationality. Seeking justice can help break the cycle of abuse.  Read more



While stalking can be a complicated, nuanced topic – the awareness surrounding it doesn’t have to be. Like anything else, people need to go with their gut. If it feels wrong, victims need to honor that feeling. Learn more



Strangulation is one of the least talked about threats seen in society. While the act often goes unreported or untreated, it is the most lethal form of domestic violence short of homicide. Learn more



Fentanyl is now the #1 killer of 18-45 year olds, surpassing car accidents and suicides. Since taking office in 2020, Placer County District Attorney Morgan Gire has made the fighting fentanyl crisis one his priorities for the office. Learn more