Brian MacMaster served as a certified law enforcement officer in Maine from 1969-2022, retiring as the Chief of Investigations for the Maine Office of the Attorney General. He spent 20 years on the Board of Trustees of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy, serving as chair for the last 15 years. With extensive expertise in the practical application of statutory and constitutional law, Brian was an instructor at the Academy for over 45 years and worked as an adjunct instructor at Southern Maine Community College and later Husson University.
As the Attorney General’s principal liaison with Maine’s law enforcement community, Brian served under ten administrations and is recognized as a key architect of sound law enforcement policy in the state. The Maine Chiefs of Police Association honored him twice as the law enforcement officer who made outstanding contributions to the field in the state. In 2019, he received the William B. Troubh Award from the Maine Association of Police for his ability to unite opposing factions in designing and implementing 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 oversees the Maine Law Enforcement Directory and annually produces statutory and constitutional law updates for law enforcement officers and other criminal justice personnel. Currently, he is staffing the Maine Deadly Force Review Panel.