Rep. Richard Pickett is beginning his third term in the Maine House of Representative serving the good people of House District 116 – Canton, Dixfield, Hartford, Mexico and Peru. He will serve as the House Republican Lead on the Joint Standing Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety.
Rep. Pickett has served nearly four decades in law enforcement. That includes 7 years as a Maine State Police Trooper, 15 years as a Maine State Police Detective and he currently serves as the Chief of Police in the Town of Dixfield.
Rep. Pickett has also served his community on the Dixfield Planning Board, Oxford County RCC Governing Board, Webb River Sportsman’s Club, Maine Chiefs of Police Association and he’s a proud member of the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine.
Rep. Pickett lives in East Dixfield with his wife Debra. They have two children. When he’s not serving and protecting his community, you’ll find him enjoying the Maine outdoors. He’s an avid hunter, fisherman, golfer, boater and he enjoys gardening.