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Crime and Justice in Maine
USM Criminology invites you to a series of conversations with leading figures in and around the criminal legal system in Maine. Join us for a discussion with Jackie Sartoris, Cumberland County District Attorney.
District Attorney Jackie Sartoris is the chief prosecutor in Cumberland county. The District Attorney’s office presents the government’s case against individuals suspected of breaking the law, initiating and directing further criminal investigations, guiding and recommending the sentencing of offenders. Sartoris won election in 2022 as a reformer. Sartoris previously worked as assistant district attorney in Kennebec County. She also served four terms as a Brunswick Town Councilor, as Vice-Chair of the local Democratic Town Committee, and, helped found Brunswick Area Indivisible, to stand up against the anti-immigration, anti-choice, anti-science forces which arose during the 2016 election.