Stanislaus County District Attorney Birgit Fladager announced Tuesday, Sept. 14 that she will not seek a fifth term as District Attorney in the 2022 election and plans to retire in January 2023.
“It has been the honor of a lifetime to work with the men and women in the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office and our law enforcement and community partners,” said Fladager. “It has been a pleasure to serve as your District Attorney for over 15 years. I am proud of everything we have accomplished thus far and I know the office is well situated for the future.”
The District Attorney’s office posted a video message about Fladager’s decision on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
“After 31 years as a prosecutor, it is time for me to retire and allow others to continue the tradition of serving justice, protecting victims and keeping our community safe,” Fladager said.