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Modesto, CA 95354
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District Attorney’s Office

Jeff Laugero

District Attorney

Raised in Escalon, Jeff has been connected to Stanislaus County for over 45 years. He attended Reserve Police Officer classes at Modesto Junior College and graduated from CSU Stanislaus with his Bachelor of Arts in History. While attending CSU Stanislaus, Jeff worked as a Reserve Police Officer for the Modesto Police Department.

Jeff continued his education at Santa Clara University School of Law while continuing his work in law enforcement with Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office. After graduation from law school, Jeff worked as a patrol officer, field training officer, detective, and S.W.A.T. team member for the Pleasanton Police Department until joining the Stanislaus County Office of the District Attorney in 2005.

MAs a prosecutor, Jeff has held assignments as the Rural Crimes Prosecutor, Major Narcotic Vendor Prosecutor and Gang/Homicide Prosecutor. In 2019 he was promoted to Chief Deputy District Attorney where he continued to prosecute homicide cases while carrying out his duties as a supervisor. In October 2021 Jeff was promoted to Assistant District Attorney and in June 2022 he was elected District Attorney. Jeff was sworn in as Stanislaus County District Attorney January 3, 2023.

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