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Did Maine State Police honor an officer who engaged in police misconduct?

Maine – February 12, 2021 A Maine lawmaker recently filed a complaint about a top award the state police gave to a trooper who is accused of racially profiling a man in a traffic stop.  The representative wrote in the complaint: "Either…
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Maine Protests Result in Policy Change

2020 brought Black Lives Matter awareness and protests to towns and cities all over Maine, from Abbot to Youngtown. According to the Bangor Daily News, as a result of these protests, in June 2020, a statewide Use of Physical Force Policy was…
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Stricter Rules are Laid Out for Police Agencies in Maine Amid Police Brutality Protests

For weeks, individuals have been out protesting in an effort to put an end to police brutality and it appears efforts are paying off. In recent news, we learned that the Board of Trustees of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy, which is responsible…
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Maine Pediatrician Claims To Be a Victim of Police Brutality

Dr. Stephen Brennan was arrested by a Maine police officer and his police dog on September 20th, 2019. Attorneys for Dr. Brennan alleged on October 3rd, 2019 that brutal assault was part of the arrest and that they were disappointed in the York…