Monday, September 15, 2008

Maine Police Coverage in Rural Areas Divided Between State Police and County Sheriffs

Many rural areas in Cumberland County, and elsewhere in Maine, see a duplication of coverage by police agencies. This is now being lessened with agreements between the state police and counties. Read more in "State, county police divide coverage areas to improve service", Portland Press Herald, September 10, 2008. See also - "Rural patrol deal offers better use of resources", Portland Press Herald, September 15, 2008.

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