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Azusa Mayor Robert Gonzales Endorses Judge Debra Archuleta for Los Angeles County District Attorney

Gonzales joins ranks of other Los Angeles County officials and organizations who have endorsed Archuleta

Judge Debra Archuleta is excited to announce the endorsement of Robert Gonzales, Mayor of Azusa, in support of her campaign to become the District Attorney of Los Angeles County.

“Serving as both a deputy district attorney and judge, Judge Archuleta has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to justice, fairness, victims, and the well-being of our community. With a wealth of experience and a proven track record of upholding the law, Judge Archuleta is the right choice to lead our county as District Attorney.” -Mayor Robert Gonzales

Judge Archuleta is grateful for to have Mayor Gonzales’s support for her campaign and appreciates his shared values about the importance of fighting for a stronger and safer Los Angeles County.

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About Judge Archuleta

During her 26 year tenure as a prosecutor in the District Attorney’s Office, Debra handled thousands of cases and prosecuted over 100 jury trials.  She worked across various units, trying cases involving murder, rape, gang violence, elder abuse, child molestation, domestic violence, embezzlement, and animal abuse, among other crimes.  She also led the Stalking Unit, where she prosecuted several high-profile cases involving celebrities and public officials.  

In addition to her various assignments during her 28 years in the DA’s Office, Judge Archuleta  served as a Legislative Analyst for the Office, focusing on vehicular homicide and DUI policy.  She also advocated for victims of violent crime in approximately 150 parole board hearings at prisons throughout California. 

Debra has spent the last seven years serving the County of Los Angeles as an elected Superior Court Judge.  During her judicial tenure, she has handled a variety of criminal cases including felonies, misdemeanors, and traffic violations, presiding over jury trials as well.  Since 2020, Judge Archuleta has worked in juvenile dependency at the Edmund D. Edelman Children’s Court.  In this assignment, she has developed a balanced perspective on the complexities of homelessness, drug addiction, foster care, domestic violence, child neglect and abuse.  She has observed firsthand how these issues intersect to impact our children, families, and communities. 



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