Office of the
District Attorney
Alameda County
Nancy E. O'Malley, District Attorney

Point of View

Point of View has been published by the Alameda County District Attorney's Office since 1970. Its purpose is to provide officers, prosecutors, and judges with original articles and recent case reports pertaining to all phases of police field operations and criminal investigations in California. Point of View is published in January, May, and September.

Before ordering: The mailing list for the Fall 2018 edition was sent to the printer at noon on September 9, 2018. As the result, we cannot send copies of the Fall addition to anyone who ordered after that time. However, a complete Fall edition can be downloaded from this site in mid- to late-September.

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California Criminal Investigation

We have SOLD OUT of the 2018 edition of California Criminal Investigation. To pre-order the 2019 edition, click below.

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CCI Online

CCI Online contains all of the information in the manual plus continual updates and a word search feature that also scans Point of View archives.

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