Feb 2011 - Department Photo


December 2011

This is an invitation to bid on four (4) used pickup tires.

Adventuro A/T II GT Radial LT265/75R16 75% tread left

Bids will be accepted until 4:00 pm, December 30, 2011.
Please submit the bids in a sealed envelope and address the
bids to the Town of Rumford, 145 Congress Street, Rumford Maine
04276, marked Police Tire Bid. No bids will be accepted after the
above mentioned date and time. No facsimiles or e-mails will be accepted.

The Town of Rumford reserves the right to accept and/or reject any and/or all bids,
or waiver any technicalities or formalities of the bid process which may be deemed
to be in the best interest of the Town of Rumford.

Note: Tires can be viewed by visiting the Town Garage
located on Route 2 near the River Valley Crossing.

Stacy L. Carter
Chief of Police

November 2011

Reminder: Winter Parking Ban in effect until April 15th, 2012

WARNING cards have been issued!!!!!!

Town By-Law Chapter 19 Section 3:

No person shall allow, permit or suffer any vehicle under his control
or registered in his/her name to stand or be parked in any public street
or public right-of-way for a period of more than (2)-Two Hours between
11:01 pm and 6:00 am. Any vehicle found in violation is subject to a parking
ticket violation and if interfering with snow removal subject to their vehicle
being towed at their expense....

October 2011

Sgt. Douglas Maifeld released his new 2011 Cop Card
featuring him as both a Rumford Police Officer and a Deputy
for the Oxford County Sheriff's Office. The cards were produced
for the children he meets throughout Oxford County.

September 2011

On September 27th, Chief Stacy Carter announced that
Donald Miller had been promoted to Corporal.
Congratulations Cpl. Miller.

June 2011

From June 18th to June 24th, Sgt. Douglas Maifeld was a Camp Leader
for a D.A.R.E. camp called Camp P.O.S.T.C.A.R.D. in Poland, Maine.

On June 9th, Officers from the Rumford, and Mexico
Police Departments along with the Maine State Police ran the
Law Enforcement Torch Run in support of Special Olympics Maine.


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

June 2011 - Special Olympics Maine Law Enforcement Torch Run

June 2011 - Special Olympics Maine Law Enforcement Torch Run
This years' runners who ran part or all of the six plus miles were
Sgt. Douglas Maifeld, Chief Stacy Carter, Capt. Daniel Garbarini,
Det. Sgt. James Bernard and Cpl. Lawrence Winson all of the
Rumford Police Department. Trooper Paul Casey - Maine State Police
Ptl. Daniel Carrier - Mexico Police and members of the Mexico PD Explorers.

On June 1st, Michael Belanger returned to work
following his 18 month deployment.
Welcome Back!!!!

May 2011

On May 23rd, the Rumford Police Department will 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!" It is a $70 fine for a
first offense $160 fine for a second offense and $310 fine
for a third and subsequent offenses.
Please buckle up because the life saved could be yours.

On May 11th, Sergeant Tracey Higley and members of the
Rumford Police Department did a Seat Belt / No Texting safety
check at Mountain Valley High School as part of the Keeping
Students Safe (KSS) program. The police department is hopeful that
students and parents will make a pledge of no texting and driving.
For more information please download our flier.

On May 7th, Sergeant Douglas Maifeld and Officer Eric Richard did a Child ID
with the use of the IRIS scan at the Rumford Eagle's Club for their
Kids Fest "Child Advocacy". The event was a success with 42 new enrollments.
This was the seventh event that the Rumford Police Department has used the IRIS Scan
and this was near record enrollments. The equipment is intended for use on children or the
elderly with the purpose of locating missing children and adults.
The IRIS Scan is a new procedure that takes an image of a persons eye and it gets
saved in to a national database. No two eyes are like just like your fingerprints.
The only difference is your eyes have twelve times more identifying marks then
your fingerprints and are easier to access than your fingerprints.
For more information about this technology please visit the
follwoing two links: BI2 Technologies. and The Child Project.

April 2011

On April 26th, the Rumford Police Department began a
a new partnership with an online provider for crash reports.
Citizens and Insurance companies can now access their crash reports
usually within 72 hours by logging on to GetCrashReports.com.
See Lewiston Sun Journal Article for more.Click for Article.


March 2011

On March 31st, Sgt. Douglas Maifeld held the
Rumford Police Department's 24th D.A.R.E.
program culmination celebrating our 23rd year educating
the youth about the dangers of drugs and violence in the
River Valley area. Retired University of Maine Professor
Walter Abbott of Rumford was our Guest Speaker.
76 5th grade students from Rumford and Meroby Elementary
School graduated. Congratulations to all.

February 2011

Feb 2011 - Department Photo

Department Photo February 15th, 2011
Capt. Daniel Garbarini, Ptl. Brad Gallant, Ptl. Donald Miller, Cpl. Lawrence Winson
Ptl. Joseph Sage, Sgt. Douglas Maifeld, Sgt. Tracey Higley, Ptl. Dave Hodgson
Chief Stacy Carter, and Det. Sgt. James Bernard. Absent: Ptl. Michael Belanger

On February 7th, Chief Stacy Carter announces that
David Hodgson was hired as a full-time officer.

January 2011

HAPPY NEW YEAR



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