December 2008

The Community Police Log returned Monday December 22nd, 2008.

On December 19th, Jennifer Cramer completed the 18-week 15th
Law Enforcement Training Program at the Maine Criminal Justce Academy
in Vassalboro. Congratulations and look for Officer Cramer on the road.

The Rumford Police Department received a community grant from the
area Wal*Mart which enabled us to purchase (4)-Four new digital
cameras for the Criminal Investitgative and Patrol Division.

November 2008

The Rumford Police Department received a Federal grant to join the
Oxford County Sheriff's Department in protecting and patrolling the
border area of Oxford County as it pertains to Canada.

October 2008

In mid October after (11)-Eleven positive and successful editions, the
Crime Police Log was put on a hiatus pending a re-examination of its content.

September 2008

On September 26th, Chief Stacy Carter announced that
Tracey Higley had been promoted from the rank of Patrolman.
to Sergeant. Chief Stacy Carter also announced that Patrolman
Douglas Maifeld and Matthew Noyes had been promoted to Corporal.
Congratulations to all three officers.

On September 4th, Chief Stacy Carter recognized the department's
three School Crossing Guards for their years' of service to the community.
Al Hannington, 5 years (2003-2007) at the intersection of Franklin
and Maine Avenue (St. Athanasius / St. John School)
Michelle Billings, 18 years (1990-2007) on Lincoln Avenue near
(Rumford Elementary School)
Yvette Gallant, 29 years (1980-Present) and counting at Lincoln Avenue
and Hancock Street one of the busiest intersections in town.

August 2008

On August 18th, Jennifer Cramer left to attend the 18 week
15th Basic Law Enforcement Training Program at the
Maine Criminal Justice Academy in Vassalboro.

On August 11th, Rumford PD introduced a new weekly
Community Police Log.
Click on the link on the left column or on the hyperlink on the sentence above.

July 2008

On July 14th, Chief Stacy Carter announced that
Michael Belanger had been hired as a full-time officer.
He is scheduled to attend the Maine Criminal Justice Academy
in January 2009.

June 2008

June 2008 - Special Olympics Maine Law Enforcement Torch Run (Rumford-Waterville-Orono) June 2008 - Special Olympics Maine Law Enforcement Torch Run (Rumford-Waterville-Orono)

On June 5th, Officers from the Rumford Police Department,
Mexico Police Department and Maine State Police participated
in the 2008 Maine Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.

The torch run consists of numerous legs throughout Maine that run
the torch to the Summer Games at the University of Orono.
This particular leg started in Rumford early Thursday morning then
going through Mexico and Dixfield on Route 2 on its way to Waterville then onto Orono.

This years' runners who ran part or all of the seven an half miles were
Ptl. Douglas Maifeld (21st year), Ptl. Matthew Noyes (4th year) and
Ptl. Kim Scott Mills (3rd year) all of the Rumford Police Department;
Trooper Paul Casey (2nd year) of the Maine State Police and Jason Taylor (1st year)
of the Mexico Police Department. Members of the Mexico Police Department
Explorers participated as did Special Olympian Heather Hodsdon who rode her bike.


May 2008

On May 23rd, Eric Lippincott completed the 18-week 14th
Law Enforcement Training Program at the Maine Criminal Justce Academy
in Vassalboro. Congratulations and look for Officer Lippincott on the road.


On May 19th, the Rumford Police Department began a
2-Week Safety Belt Enforcement and Education Program titled
"Buckle Up, No Exucses". This is a grant received from the NHTSA
to educate motorist to be safe by buckling up. National Public
Service Ads say, "Click it or Ticket!" Please buckle up because
the life saved could be yours.

On May 16th, the Rumford Police Department began our
yearly OUI Enforcement Program. This grant funded program will include
Saturation patrols, some roadblocks and continue through Labor Day
Weekend. Remember Maine has a strict drunk driving law. Don't risk
your life or the life of another by getting behind the wheel after
drinking intoxicating beverages.

On May 5th, Chief Stacy Carter announced that
Sgt. Daniel Garbarini had been promoted to Lieutenant and.
Sgt. James Bernard would be assuming the duties of Detective
Sergeant. Congratulations and good luck to both officers in their new duties.


On May 3rd, Rumford Police Department did a
Child ID and fingerprinting at the Rumford Eagle's Club for their
Kids Fest "Child Advocacy" For those who participated, the ID's
will hopefully be completed in the next couple weeks and mailed.
Sorry for the delay.

March 2008

On March 26th, the Rumford Police Department's D.A.R.E. program
celebrated our 20th year educating the youth about the dangers of drugs
and violence in the River Valley area. Congratulations to this years graduates.
We appreciate Shannon Moss of WMTW 8 for coming to
Rumford and being our Guest Speaker


Mark Cayer On March 12th, Lt. Mark Cayer left the department to
become a Private Investigator. We wish him well at his new job.


Mark Cayer On March 8th, Ptl. Peter Casey left the department to
move to Florida. We wish him well at his new job.


February 2008

On February 14th, Chief Stacy Carter announced that
Jennifer Cramer had been hired as a full-time officer.
She is scheduled to attend the Maine Criminal Justice Academy
in August 2008.

January 2008

On January 22nd, Eric Lippincott left to attend the 18 week 14th Basic
Law Enforcement Training Program at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy
in Vassalboro.

Paul Casey On January 19th, Ptl. Paul Casey left the department to join
the Maine State Police as a Trooper.
We are sadden to see Officer Casey leave, but wish him well
at his new job.


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