The Scarborough Police Department is working to increase the interactions between the community and the Police. Through this interaction partnerships are formed and the community is better served. Partnerships with civic groups and other municipal departments increases the efficiency and effectiveness of the Police Department. Citizen involvement is essential to maintaining that high quality of life experienced in Scarborough.One of the functions of the Community Resource Officer is to build these partnerships. Other duties include responding to citizen complaints regarding quality of life issues (non emergency), facilitate neighborhood problem solving meetings, collect /analyze traffic data, public education, Police/Community relations and public information dissemination.
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Fire/Police Officers also perform the same function at planned events where assistance with traffic, parking, and pedestrians is needed. This includes, but is not limited to, sporting events, cultural events, polls, construction jobs, and other community functions where groups of people are gathering. The officers are usually scheduled in advance for these types of functions.
Fire/Police Officers are supervised by Administrative Personnel from the Police and Fire Departments. There is a Captain’s Position in the Fire/Police ranks, currently held by Robert Meserve, and shift supervisors. The rest of the members of the unit are assigned as officers.
Public Safety Building
246 U.S. Route 1
Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone: (207) 883-6361
Fax: (207) 730-4250