Executive Programs Division
Office Location: Sacramento.
Career Opportunities: Attorneys, Paralegals, Managers, Analysts, Crime Prevention Specialists, Clericals, Student Assistants/Interns.
The Executive Programs Division consolidates functions not directly related to the officeís litigation or law enforcement responsibilities. The division consists of twelve units as summarized below.
Crime and Violence Prevention Center initiates and promotes policies and programs that improve the quality of life for Californians through the prevention and reduction of crime and violence.
Legislative Affairs Unitdevelops, analyzes, tracks, and advocates legislative proposals of interest to the Attorney Generalís office.
Special Assistant Attorneys General are attorneys outside the divisional structure who serve on the Attorney Generalís executive staff, assisting him directly on a variety of legal matters and representing the Attorney General as members or liaisons to several boards and commissions.
Equal Employment Rights & Resolution Office makes policy recommendations to the Attorney General and provides technical assistance and policy direction to the departmentís managers in their efforts to comply with equal employment opportunity and civil rights laws.
Opinion Unit prepares and distributes formal written opinions in response to questions of law from the Governor, legislators, state agencies, district attorneys, county counsels, and city prosecutors.
Communications and Special Projects coordinates statewide media coverage to publicize departmental actions, alert Californians to new laws, and inform the public of the Attorney Generalís views on important legal and public policy issues.
Public Inquiry Unit receives and responds to more than 250,000 calls and written inquiries received each year from local, state, and federal law enforcement and governmental agencies, Legislature, other state attorneys general, California members of Congress and
the general public.
Office of Victimís Services leads Californiaís fight toward preserving the rights of crime victims through responsive programs, accessibility of services, and progressive legislation.
Office of Program Review and Audits reviews Departmental programs and performs the function of legislatively mandated Internal audits. They represent the department in external audits and perform internal strategic planning and consulting.
Office of Training and Professional Development is responsible for offering courses for all employees in the area of technical, computer-based and soft skill training.