Attorney General of California
The attorney general of California (simply known as California Attorney General) is the state attorney general of the government of California. The attorney general carries out the responsibilities of the office through the California Department of Justice.
|Attorney General of California|
|California Department of Justice|
|Term length||Four years, two term limit|
|Inaugural holder||Edward J. C. Kewen|
|Formation||Constitution of California|
- As the state's chief law officer, ensures that the laws of the state are enforced.
- Heads the Department of Justice, which is responsible for providing state legal services and support for local law enforcement.
- Acts as the chief counsel in the state.
- Oversees law enforcement agencies, including district attorneys and sheriffs.