Office of the State's Attorney for Prince George's County, Maryland
Prince George's County Residents Re-Elect Aisha Braveboy for a 2nd Term
During her second term, State’s Attorney Braveboy plans to continue to build on the work she has done in the courthouse, the legislature, and in the community. She officially began her first term on January 7, 2019, and was re-elected on November 8, 2022, in the general election.
1st Term Accomplishments
Created a Conviction and Sentencing Integrity Unit, the first of its kind in the state of Maryland.
Successfully fought to strengthen Maryland's Hate Crimes statute, regulate "ghost guns", and make strangulation a first-degree felony.
Launched several new countywide initiatives – the Prince George’s County Carjacking Task Force and Our Streets, Our Future.
Expanded the Back on Track program and other diversion opportunities.
Implemented a program for Emerging Adults (youth between the ages of 18 to 26 years old).
Hired the FIRST sight-impaired Assistant State's Attorney, for Prince George's County.
Increased starting salaries for Assistant State's Attorneys from 57K to 80K.
The State's Attorney's Office (SAO) is tasked with safeguarding the rights and interests of the approximately one million inhabitants of Prince George's County. The legal division of a state's attorney's office is compartmentalized into multiple departments, each handling various aspects of criminal law. To assist the State's Attorney, a team of several hundred attorneys, prosecutors, investigators, agents, and support staff operate across numerous offices situated throughout Prince George's County.
Units & Divisions
The Office of the State's Attorney is the primary law enforcement agency for Prince George's County, responsible for trying a broad spectrum of criminal cases, including minor traffic offenses to severe homicide cases. At present, State's Attorney Aisha N. Braveboy oversees a team of nearly 200 employees dedicated to securing justice for those affected by criminal activities.
Hyattsville man found guilty of sexually abusing minor
Authorities say Quinton Perry Sr. began sexually assaulting a relative when the survivor was just 8 years old.
During the press conference, both Braveboy and representatives of several survivor advocate groups reminded audience members about the type of legal and support services Prince George's County has available for those experiencing sexual abuse or assault.
“There is no statute of limitations for child sexual assault, which means it is never too late to get justice," Aisha Braveboy said.
Mother and Daughter Held Without Bond in Connection to Murder of Grandmother
Candace Craig and Salia Hardy appeared in court last Monday and have been charged in connection with the murder of Margaret Craig, who is Candace's mother and Salia's grandmother.