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.
Michael Belanger returned to work
following his 18 month deployment.
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:
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.
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.
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.
HAPPY NEW YEAR
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