Chief Law Enforcement Consultant
Brian MacMaster was a certified law enforcement officer in Maine from 1969-2022, retiring as the longtime Chief of Investigations for the Maine Office of the Attorney General. He served on the Board of Trustees of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy for 20 years, the last 15 as chair. With expertise in the practical application of statutory and constitutional law, he was an instructor at the Academy for over 45 years and served as an adjunct instructor at Southern Maine Community College and later at Husson University. Serving under ten administrations, he was the Attorney General’s principal liaison with Maine’s law enforcement community. He is recognized as a principal architect of sound law enforcement policy in the State.
The Maine Chiefs of Police Association twice named him as the law enforcement officer in the State who had consistently made outstanding contributions to law enforcement. He was also the 2019 recipient of the William B. Troubh Award from the Maine Association of Police, which recognized him for his ability to bring together opposing factions to design and implement meaningful changes in law enforcement.
Brian developed and currently maintains the Maine Law Officer’s Bulletin, an email listserv for criminal justice personnel in Maine. He also maintains the Maine Law Enforcement Directory and annually produces statutory and constitutional law updates for law enforcement officers and other criminal justice personnel. He is currently staffing the Maine Deadly Force Review Panel.