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Governor Stitt Announces Dan Jacobsma as District Attorney for the 3rd Prosecutorial District

Friday, February 23, 2024

Today, Governor Kevin Stitt announced his appointment of Dan Jacobsma as the district attorney for the 3rd Prosecutorial District.

"Dan has proven to be an incredible advocate for justice across Oklahoma," said Governor Stitt. "His experience and deep understanding of the community's needs make him the best choice for the job. I'm confident he'll relentlessly pursue justice, and I wish him the best as district attorney."

Jacobsma has served as the first assistant district attorney for the 3rd Prosecutorial District since 2019, prosecuting major crimes across all five represented counties and supervising other assistant district attorneys. Between 1997 and 2024, Jacobsma was a staff attorney for the Oklahoma Indigent Defense System, where he represented underserved criminal defendants at all levels. Jacobsma has over 19 years of combined service as an assistant district attorney across Custer County, Beckham County, Harmon County, and Greer County.

"It is with great honor that I accept this appointment, and I thank Governor Stitt for his faith in me," said Jacobsma. "I look forward to working alongside law enforcement, community leaders, and other stakeholder to ensure our communities are a safer place for all, and that justice is served."

Dan Jacobsma graduated from Cameron University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. He later earned his law degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1997.

Last Modified on Feb 23, 2024
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