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  • We are hiring a Marine Resource Officer/Harbormaster The Town of Scarborough is seeking applicants for the position of full-time Marine Resource Officer & Harbormaster (MRO) with the Scarborough Police Department. This position requires skilled work of a technical nature to enforce federal, state, and local marine and shellfish laws and ordinances, oversee the Town’s waterways and shellfish harvesting areas, and serve the public.Duties include: prepare water and soil samplings, assist in clam bed seeding, allocate and regulate mooring spaces in the harbor, establish and maintain anchorage areas and transient channels, enforce boating operation laws, patrol the harbor to ensure compliance with State Boating and Marine Resources Laws, maintain current local marine charts, tide calendars, and local notices, monitor the harbor for pollution, investigate and report ...
    Posted Sep 29, 2015, 9:11 AM by Tim O'Brien
  • Operation HOPE Effective October 1, 2015, the Scarborough Police Department is launching Operation HOPE(the Heroin-Opiate Prevention Effort). Operation HOPE is a demand reduction and addictionoutreach program conducted in partnership with the Police Assisted Addiction RecoveryInitiative (PAARI) and fashioned after the pioneering “Gloucester Angel” program.The Scarborough Police Department is also assisted in conducting Operation HOPE by thePortland Recovery Community Center (PRCC). The PRCC is a non-profit organization whichserves as a safe haven and support service provider for those in recovery.BACKGROUND:On an increasing basis, Maine’s police officers, firefighters, and emergency medicalprofessionals are dealing with drug-related incidents and overdoses. In the most of thesecases, we are able to save lives. Tragically ...
    Posted Sep 29, 2015, 9:27 AM by Tim O'Brien
  • Trauma Intervention Program (TIP) Fall Training Academy Coming UP Click here then on the RED link below to view the flyer.
    Posted Jun 17, 2015, 9:43 AM by Tim O'Brien
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Mission Statement

We, the members of the Scarborough Police Department, in partnership with our community, pledge to enhance the quality of life in the Town of Scarborough by ensuring; the protection of life and property, the preservation of peace, the protection of individual rights, and the reduction of crime. We will accomplish this mission by providing the highest degree of ethical and professional police services while maintaining the trust, understanding and confidence of the citizens of Scarborough Maine.

Our Values

Our mission will be accomplished while remaining dedicated to the following principles:
  • Respect: We will honor the individual worth and contributions of each member of our organization and community.

  • Integrity: We will not compromise our moral and ethical principles.

  • Accountability: We will accept responsibility for our decisions and actions.

  • Honesty: We will be forthright and truthful.

  • Fairness: We will treat everyone in an equitable and dignified manner.

  • Empathy: We will be sensitive to the needs and feelings of others and to the diversity of our community.

Public Safety Building
246 U.S. Route 1
Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone: (207) 883-6361
Fax: (207) 730-4250
Emergency: 911

Police Chief
Phone: (207) 730-4399

Marla St. Pierre
Deputy Chief
Phone: (207) 730-4399

David Grover
Deputy Chief
Phone: (207) 730-4399

Cathy Chandler
Office Administrator
Phone: (207) 730-4399

Kim Sperlich
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (207) 730-4358