About Anne Marie Schubert

Anne Marie Schubert has 28 years of law enforcement experience, fighting for victims, and putting dangerous career criminal behind bars. As District Attorney and a local prosecutor, Schubert has sent some of the area’s most notorious and dangerous criminals – murderers, rapists and child molesters – to state prison.

Through Schubert’s leadership, the Sacramento DA’s office has created innovative programs using DNA evidence to capture killers and sex offenders, helping the children of our community by combatting truancy, and honoring those citizens who have provided service to justice with the development of the annual Outstanding Citizen Awards.

As a County Prosecutor, Schubert formed the DA's Cold Case Prosecution Unit in 2002, and served as its first prosecutor. She is nationally recognized as a forensic DNA expert.

Anne Marie Schubert was raised in Sacramento, went to local schools and is raising her children here. She was elected as Sacramento County's District Attorney in 2014 with the support of former District Attorney Jan Scully, Sheriff Scott Jones, police, deputy sheriff, and correctional officer associations, as well as every leading crime victims’ organization.

Highlights & Accomplishments

  • 28 years law enforcement experience
  • Board of Directors, California District Attorney’s Association
  • Statewide Co-Chair to Reform the Death Penalty
  • First Elected DA in state to publicly oppose and notify the public about early releases of dangerous criminals.
  • Created Community and Government Relations Division-to enhance public safety through community relations and legislative advocacy.
  • Leader in our community of enhancing public safety through intervention and prevention programs aimed at youth.  These first of their kind programs include:
    • Youth Academy
    • iSMART—educating our youth about the dangers of social media
    • Youth Job Shadow day
    • Partnership with Sacramento Reading Partners to help at risk students develop basic reading skills.