Police Chief Raynald Demers
20 Storer St.
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In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which it falls as National Police Week. This is a time to remember and honor law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty.
Saco PD welcomes our newest officer, John McGuire:
John McGuire was sworn in as Saco's newest police officer on May 3 by City Clerk Michele Hughes. Officer McGuire relocated from New York, where he served as an officer at NYPD, to Maine to join Saco Police. Welcome to the department Officer McGuire!
Congratulations to the 2017 Citizen's Academy Graduates: On April 19, 2017, twenty-one students graduated from the 2017 Citizen's Academy. For the past 9 weeks, participants have meet weekly to get an in depth look at the police department. Officers, detectives and support staff presented trainings and hands on activities that allowed participants to see the day-to-day workings of the department. Participants were also able to take a tour of the York County Jail and will be able to do a ride-along with officers.
Saco PD staff honored as Hometown Heroes:
Officer Megan Tibbetts and Secretary Lori Angis were recently nominated by Attorney James Audiffred for a Hometown Hero Award. The award was presented by Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial on March 30, 2017, in recognition for the last two years of a successful "Socks for Seniors" campaign. Officer Tibbetts, James Audiffred, Kelli and Scott McDonald and Secretary Angis are pictured to the left.
Along with an award certificate, Officer Tibbetts and Secretary Angis were each awarded $100.00 to be donated to the charity of their choice. Both selected the York County Elder Abuse Task force; specifically the "Wishing Well Program". The award is in recognition of volunteer service and "we recognize your accomplishments and appreciate your contribution to your community. You're truly a hometown hero".
Nice job Officer Tibbetts and Secretary Angis!!
Saco Police welcomes Deputy Chief Jack Clements to the department:
On April 10, Jack Clements was sworn in as the newest member of Saco Police Department. He will serve as Deputy Chief of Support Services.
Cub Scout Pack 311 visits Saco PD: On January 12, pack leader Mike Gervais and members of pack 311 visited Saco Police Department. The pack took a tour of the building with Sergent Scott Ouellette and earned their fingerprint merit badge with help from Detective Jeff Cook.
Seventh Annual Citizen's Police Academy Announced:
The Saco Police Department is pleased to announce it will be holding its seventh annual Citizen Police Academy. The Citizen Police Academy will begin on February 22, 2017 and run for nine weeks.
Classes will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Saco Police Department. Everyone is welcome to apply, but preference will be given to Saco residents. Applications will be available at the Saco Police Department 20 Storer St. Saco, or can be downloaded HERE. All applications must be returned by February 3, 2017.
Anyone with questions regarding the Citizen Police Academy should contact: Court Officer TammyJo Girard
Phone: 207-282-8214 or via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
New Police Chief, Raynald Demers, sworn in:
On Friday December 30, Raynald Demers was sworn in as the new Saco Chief of Police. Standing beside him was his wife, Donna Demers. Members of Saco Police Department as well as staff from through out the city attended the ceremony as well.
On December 31, 2016, Chief Bradley Paul retired from Saco Police Department with 40 years of service, the last 14 1/2 years of his career as Chief.
The sock drive was such a success because of the heartfelt donations received by caring residents. Socks were dropped off at Saco PD or one of several drop-box locations around Saco. Thank you to everyone who donated!
Saco Police welcomes Officer Paul Gauvin:
Paul Gauvin was sworn in as the newest Saco Police Officer on Monday December 12. Officer Gauvin come to Saco PD form the Marshall's service where he served as a court marshall. Welcome ot the department Officer Gauvin!
Saco Council confirms Saco Police Department's next Police Chief:
On Monday December 5, members of the Saco City Council unanimously voted to confirm Deputy Chief Raynald Demers as the new Chief of Police effective January 1, 2017. Deputy Chief Demers will replace Chief Bradley Paul end of the year. Congratulations Chief Demers!
Welcome Officer Amanda Condon:
On November 30, 2016 Saco Police Department’s newest Officer, Amanda Condon, took the Oath of Office before City Clerk Michele Hughes. Watching on are Corporal Ted Gagnon and Field Training Officer Robyn Stankevitz. Welcome aboard Amanda!
Saco Deputy Chief Raynald Demers selected as new Chief of Police pending council confirmation:
After an extensive search process, City Administrator Kevin Sutherland has announced his recommendation of Raynald Demers as Saco’s next Police Chief. Pending City Council confirmation on December 5th, his appointment will be effective January 1st, 2017. Deputy Chief Demers has served the Saco community for more than 30 years, the last six years as our Deputy Chief of Operations. He will replace Chief Bradley Paul who is retiring at the end of the year. PRESS RELEASE
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FMI contact Administrative Secretary Lorraine Angis at 282-8214.
Rodney Rossignol was sworn in on August 29 and joined the patrol ranks. Officer Rossignol most recently was a court marshall working in the York county area. Congratulations Officer Rossignol, welcome to our community!
On Saturday August 27, several officers from Saco PD participated in the Special Olympics "Fueling the Dream" day. Officers from Saco PD and departments across the state pumped gas at a variety of stations for tips