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Maine Bill Would Make Some Police Suicides Duty Deaths
The public safety committee voted unanimously Wednesday to send L.D. 439, sponsored by Rep. Suzanne Salisbury, D-Westbrook, to the full legislature.
March 30, 2023
Maine Agencies Targeted with 11 Hoax Active Shooter Calls
Threats were made at the following school districts: Fort Fairfield, Rockland, Portland, Gardiner, Wiscasset, Ellsworth, Sanford, Brunswick, Winslow and Houlton.
November 17, 2022
2022 Innovative LE Leaders: Maine Chief Empowering Officers
Sanford, ME, Police Chief Chief Craig Andersen’s decentralized command structure emphasizes the delivery of “excellent law enforcement service.”
September 21, 2022
Maine Deputy Struck by Vehicle and Killed
Deputy Luke Gross was responding to a call of a vehicle off the road on Route 3 in Trenton just before 4 a.m. He was struck by another vehicle at the scene at around 4:30 a.m.
September 23, 2021
Crowd Assaults Maine Officers with Fireworks
Portland police spokesperson David Singer said in a press release Tuesday that an estimated 300 people gathered around Kennedy Park around 9 p.m. where officers were targeted and shot at with fireworks when they tried to break up the crowd.
July 7, 2021
Former Maine Officer Allegedly Sold Drugs from His Patrol Vehicle
Jeffrey Bishop, 53, is charged with four counts of aggravated furnishing of hydrocodone and fentanyl and one count of unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs, according to the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.
February 11, 2021
Maine Officer Kicked in Head During Confrontation Suffers Concussion
An officer with the Portland (ME) Police Department suffered a concussion after being kicked in the head during an attempt to arrest a violent offender.
October 20, 2020
Maine Citizens Rally In Support of Officer Whose Home Was Destroyed by Fire
Citizens of the town of Skowhegan are rallying to support an officer with the Skowhegan Police Department and his family after fire destroyed their home.
May 7, 2020
Video: Maine Officer Sings Song About Coronavirus from Squad Car
The South Portland (ME) Police Department posted a video of one of its officers singing an original song he wrote about COVID-19 while playing his guitar in the front seat of his patrol vehicle.
April 28, 2020
Maine Police Department Pokes Fun at "4/20 Holiday" on Facebook
In a pun-filled social media post the Freyburg (ME) Police Department poked some fun at the unofficial holiday celebrating the consumption of marijuana and marijuana-based "edible" products.
April 23, 2020
Maine Department Announces One Officer Tested Positive for COVID-19
The chief of police in Portland, ME, took to social media on Thursday evening to let residents know that one of his officers has tested positive for COVID-19—colloquially known as the coronavirus.
March 20, 2020
Maine Police Arrest Man for OUI on Riding Lawnmower
Officers with the Augusta (ME) Police Department posted on social media an image of two patrol SUVs parked behind a riding lawnmower that had reportedly been ridden by an individual accused of driving under the influence.
February 12, 2020
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