|Piscataquis District Attorney||Dover-Foxcroft||Maine 04426|
|Penobscot County District Attorney||Bangor||Maine 04401||79 miles|
|Aroostook County District Attorney||Caribou||Maine 04736||83 miles|
|Somerset County District Attorney||Skowhegan||Maine 04976||85 miles|
|Franklin County District Aty||Farmington||Maine 04938||100 miles|
|Hancock County District Atty||Ellsworth||Maine 04605||101 miles|
|Washington County District Attorney||Calais||Maine 04619||102 miles|
|Waldo County District Attorney||Belfast||Maine 04915||103 miles|
|Kennebec County District Attorney||Augusta||Maine 04330||116 miles|
|Knox County Courthouse||Rockland||Maine 04841||125 miles|
|Lincoln County District Attorney||Wiscasset||Maine 04578||135 miles|
|Oxford County District Attorney||South Paris||Maine 04281||136 miles|
|Androscoggin County District Attorney||Auburn||Maine 04210||137 miles|
|Sagadahoc County District Attorney||Bath||Maine 04530||143 miles|
|Coos County District Attorney||Lancaster||New Hampshire 03584||155 miles|
|Orleans County State Attorney||Newport||Vermont 05855||165 miles|
|Cumberland County District Attorney||Portland||Maine 04101||166 miles|
|Essex County State Attorney||Orleans||Vermont 05860||169 miles|
|State Attorney||St. Johnsbury||Vermont 05819||176 miles|
|Carroll County Attorneys Office||Ossipee||New Hampshire 03864||184 miles|
District attorneys (DAs) are the highest-ranking law enforcement officials in their jurisdictions. Their authority is usually county-wide, although some district attorneys represent large cities. As long as they have probable cause, district attorneys have complete discretion in filing charges against individuals. Informed by police investigations, district attorneys may charge anyone with misdemeanors or felonies.
District attorneys review the available evidence and assess witness credibility to determine whether a suspect may have committed a particular crime. A DA may charge a suspect directly or may refer the evidence to a grand jury to consider an indictment against a suspect.
District attorneys are responsible for prosecuting defendants in court. They present the evidence and arguments to a judge or jury, oppose the arguments of a criminal defense attorney, and work to obtain a conviction against the defendant.