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  • Now Hiring Dispatchers The Town of Scarborough is seeking applicants for a full-time Dispatcher to join the Public Safety team. This position is assigned responsibilities involving the operations of communication equipment in a law enforcement communications center. This position requires skilled work of a technical nature to provide communications support and computer information processing to the Police, Fire and Rescue response to requests for assistance from the public.View more info here...
    Posted Jan 10, 2017, 12:58 PM by Tim O'Brien
  • Now Hiring Seasonal Reserve Police Officers The Town of Scarborough’s Police Department is seeking applicants to serve as Seasonal Reserve Police Officers. Our Reserve Officers assist and serve the community by working with our Police Department to maintain the peace and security of our Town. Reserve Officers wear a Police Department uniform and perform many of the same duties as our Patrol Officers, but on a part-time and seasonal basis. Reserve Officers will receive training to familiarize themselves with police functions and to prepare for assignments. Joining the Public Safety team as a Reserve Officer is an excellent introduction to police work and an opportunity to serve the community. Duties shall consist of a number of general police responsibilities necessary to the stability and ...
    Posted Nov 14, 2016, 9:42 AM by Colette Mathieson
  • SCARBOROUGH OPERATION HOPE MARKS 200th PROGRAM PLACEMENT The Scarborough Police Department’s Operation HOPE (the Heroin – Opiate Prevention Effort) has placed its 200th participant into a drug treatment and rehabilitation program. A York County woman in her 20s requested assistance in obtaining treatment for heroin use. She will receive drug treatment and rehabilitation services courtesy of an Operation HOPE-cooperating treatment facility in Florida.Through Operation HOPE, any person who enters the Scarborough Police Department and requests help for substance use disorder is screened to determine eligibility to participate in a treatment program. If they are found to meet program eligibility requirements, they are paired with an Operation HOPE volunteer “Angel”. The “Angel” walks them through the process toward detoxification and recovery - - to include accelerated placement in ...
    Posted Sep 27, 2016, 11:21 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