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Category: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

BILL TO STRENGTHEN CARBON MONOXIDE SAFETY IN MAINE GAINS SUPPORT

Posted: March 30, 2015

“Silent Killer” could be prevented with more detectors   AUGUSTA - A bill that would require all buildings, including single family homes,...

BILL TO PROHIBIT FIREWORKS DURING OUTDOOR FIRE BAN RECEIVES BROAD SUPPORT

Posted: March 09, 2015

Senator Johnson urges “common sense” when using fireworks AUGUSTA –A measure that would prohibit the use of fireworks when the state has...

BILL TO PROHIBIT FIREWORKS DURING OUTDOOR FIRE BAN RECEIVES BROAD SUPPORT

Posted: March 09, 2015

Senator Johnson urges “common sense” when using fireworks AUGUSTA –A measure that would prohibit the use of fireworks when the state has issued...

COMMISSION TO SERVE AS GUIDE ON SEX OFFENDER INITIATIVES

Posted: March 04, 2015

Sex Offender Risk Assessment Commission to have expanded role with state’s work   AUGUSTA – A measure to continue and expand the work of...

MPBN: Bill to Arm Maine Forest Rangers Advances

Posted: March 19, 2014

By Susan Sharon Read more here Maine moved another step closer to becoming only the third northeastern state - after New York and New Hampshire -...

SENATE REPUBLICANS SUSTAIN LEPAGE VETO OF RESPONSIBLE USE OF FIREWORKS BILL

Posted: March 12, 2014

AUGUSTA—The Senate fell short of the two-thirds or 24 votes needed to override a veto when all 15 Senate Republicans voted to sustain Governor...

SENATOR JOHNSON RESPONDS TO GOVERNOR LEPAGE’S VETO OF RESPONSIBLE USE OF FIREWORKS BILL

Posted: March 11, 2014

AUGUSTA—Following Governor LePage’s veto of a bill to ensure responsible use of fireworks, Senator Chris Johnson of Somerville issued the...

Help Could Be On The Way In War On Child Pornography

Posted: February 19, 2012

Help Could Be On The Way In War On Child Pornography by Rob Poindexter - February 17th 2012 04:38pm - Read more Local News Augusta...

Child porn evidence ignored in Maine due to lack of resources

Posted: February 19, 2012

(NECN: Marnie Maclean, Vassalboro, Maine) - There are more than 500 pieces of evidence related to child pornography investigations in Maine that are...

Bill would give Computer Crimes Unit more resources

Posted: February 19, 2012

AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Democratic Senator Bill Diamond is calling for more money to fund the Maine State Police's Computer Crimes Unit....