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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Police Department's Community Survey Available Until March 8!

Community Survey

The Portland Police department wants to remind residents and business owners that there is still time to complete the community survey launched on January 30. The survey about crime and overall safety in the city will help the Police Department in its cri...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Portland Police Launch Community Survey

Community Survey

The Police Department wants to know how you feel about crime and overall safety in the city. To help in this effort, the Department is launching an online survey of Portland residents and businesses. Developed in conjunction with the University of New Eng...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

City Manager Announces Plans for Police Chief Search

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City Manager Jon Jennings today announced that the City will be conducting a national search for its next Police Chief.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit applications to the city beginning next month and following a review of submissions, selec...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Portland Police Host 11th Annual Shop with a Cop

The Portland Police Department along with the Police Benevolent Association, Superior Officer Association, Target, Red Claws, Subway and the Portland Pie Company will sponsor twenty children for the annual Shop with a Cop event on Friday, November 30, 201...

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

More Community Based Solutions to Prevent Graffiti Available

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The City of Portland is excited to announce that it is continuing two popular programs in order to prevent and remove graffiti and encouraging two other new resources. Following up on the effort to paint utility boxes in 2016, five additional uti...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Portland PD Teams Up to Remove 11 Unwanted Vehicles from Peaks Island

On April 30, 2018, 11 unwanted vehicles were removed from Peaks Island. John Kamp of Kamp Masonry Landscaping, Lionel Plante Associates, and Peaks Island Police Officer Dan Rose collaborated to remove these vehicles using the LPA Barge. This is the third ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Fifth Season of Sundays on the Boulevard to Start May 6

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The fifth season of Sundays on the Boulevard will start Sunday, May 6, 2018. Baxter Boulevard, with one of the best views in Portland, will once again be transformed into an urban oasis for bike riding, running, walking, skateboarding and other recreation...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Evacuation Route Signs Going Up on Major Roadways to Guide Motorists in Event of Severe Emergency

The City of Portland has begun installing Evacuation Route signs on major roadways to help guide residents and visitors out of the city in the event of a severe emergency, such as a strong hurricane. Evacuation routes are often used to direct traffic inla...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Portland Files Lawsuit in Cumberland County Superior Court Against Opioid Manufacturers

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The City of Portland filed a lawsuit today in Cumberland County Superior Court against the manufacturers and distributors of opioid drugs in response to the substantial impact, including the loss of lives, that the opioid epidemic has had on the Portland ...

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