Function of the State’s Attorney’s Office

The State’s Attorney’s Office (SAO) serves the interests of the citizens of Prince George's County, Maryland. With over 880,000 residents, the Prince George’s County SAO safeguards the community through the prosecution of criminal matters. Our lawyers, called Assistant State’s Attorneys (ASAs), investigators and support staff are committed to fulfilling our mission to be firm, fair and consistent, with thoughtful and impartial application of the law. We reaffirm the standards set by our law-abiding citizens to ensure that safe and productive communities thrive within Prince George's County.