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Category: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

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....

MPBN | Maine Bill Bolsters Child Solicitation Law

Posted: February 06, 2012

Source: Maine Public Broadcasting Network, 02/06/2012   The bill, initiated by Senate Democratic Leader Barry Hobbins, would prohibit...

Senator Gerzofsky on new 'spice' drug: 'We will have to deal with this'

Posted: January 09, 2012

Maine lawmakers hope to outsmart criminals with laws banning new ‘spice’ formulations By Mal Leary, Capitol News Service AUGUSTA, Maine —...

Senator Gerzofsky Comments on Banning New "Spice" Drug

Posted: January 08, 2012

Maine lawmakers hope to outsmart criminals with laws banning new ‘spice’ formulations By Mal Leary, Capitol News Service AUGUSTA, Maine —...