Representative Mark N. Dion
Rep. Mark Dion is serving his third term in the Legislature and was appointed House chair of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee for the 126th Legislature.
Rep. Dion has most recently served three terms as the Sheriff for Cumberland County. In that capacity, he has been an advocate on mental health and substance abuse policy, community correction practices, and inter-agency partnerships involving public health and safety.
Rep. Dion is a graduate of Harvard University’s Senior Executives Program in State and Local Government. He is also a graduate of the University of Maine School of Law and is practicing law in Portland.
He resides in Portland with his wife, Cheryl.
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Rep. Dion previously served as the House chair on the Joint Standing Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety.
Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: Maine Criminal Code; Maine Juvenile Code; Maine Bail Code; criminal law and criminal procedure; sentencing; Criminal Law Advisory Commission; Department of Public Safety; law enforcement; Criminal Justice Academy; victims' rights; Department of Corrections; adult and juvenile corrections; intensive supervision; probation and parole; county jails; community corrections; Board of Corrections; operating under the influence; operating after suspension; habitual offenders; fire safety and arson; firearms; concealed firearms permits; private investigators; security guards; and Maine Emergency Management Agency.
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45 Allison Avenue
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