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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Vermont Deputy Chief Resigns After Controversy About Social Media Posts

A second member of the command staff of the Burlington (VT) Police Department has resigned from the department in the aftermath of a controversy over those individuals' use of social media.

Man Who Reportedly Shot Maine Officer Charged with Attempted Murder

A man who reportedly shot and wounded an officer with the Waterville (ME) Police Department in December has been charged with attempted aggravated murder.

Maine Trooper Rescues Wounded Owl from Middle of Road

A trooper with the Maine State Police is being credited with saving the life of an owl that was found in the middle of a road.

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Video: Maine Officers Rescue Skunk from Tricky Predicament

An officer with the Portland (ME) Police Department had to strategize for a little while before rescuing a skunk that had managed to get its head stuck in an aluminum soda can on Tuesday morning.