Chief of Police: Craig Worster
Office: (207) 723-9731 / Fax: (207) 723-7004
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Mailing Address: 197 Penobscot Avenue, Millinocket, ME 04462
Chief Craig Worster
Deputy Chief Janet Theriault
Officer David Cram
Officer Shawn Smith
Officer Paul Gamble
Animal Control Officer Lori Haskell
REPORTING A CRIME OR INCIDENT
In order to provide quality service that will insure the safety of the public as well as the responding police, dispatchers need to receive certain information. These questions are important and they do not delay response time. The following information is needed for each incident or call for service.
*what type of incident are you reporting?
*Where did the incident occur?
*When did the incident occur?
*Who is reporting the crime?
*Are there any weapons involved?
*Is the involved party still present?
*Description of the person(s) involved if applicable?
*Description of the vehicles involved if applicable?
CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMITS
Applications for concealed weapons are available here or through the police department. The State of Maine no longer requires a concealed weapons permit to carry. There are some circumstances/location where a permit is required, Acadia National Park, State Parks, Employees’ vehicle on work premises (vehicle must be locked, firearm not visible.
Any individual carrying a concealed handgun without a permit, has a duty, when coming in contact with any law enforcement officer during a stop, detention, or arrest, to immediately inform the officer they are carrying a concealed handgun.
This agency strongly recommends that all persons carrying firearms be familiar with firearms safety and concealed carry state laws.
GUIDE FOR CONSUMER FIREWORKS USE
The Town of Millinocket has a fireworks prohibition ordinance which states that no person shall use, sell, or offer for sale consumer fireworks, and all other fireworks prohibited by state law in the Town of Millinocket.
Any person who uses consumer fireworks in the town of Millinocket shall be punished by a fine of not less that five hundred dollars ($500.00).
Aattached is the Town of Millinocket Fireworks Ordinance. Also attached are the rules for using fireworks in the State of Maine for locations that do not have ordinances in place.
To report incidents involving animals (dog bites, bats, stray animals (dog & cats), call 911 for emergencies or 723-9731 for non emergencies.
The department handles a variety of wild and domestic animal complaints. The town contracts with Penobscot Valley Humane Society in Lincoln Maine to hold stray animals. All dogs must be licensed annually in January. Dog Licenses are available at the Millinocket Town Clerks Office. Arrangements are made with appropriate outside agencies to handle various wild animal complaints.
On street parking is prohibited on all town streets from 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. from November 1st to April 1st.
Further information on parking restrictions is available through the Town of Millinocket ordinances, Chapter 115-16,17,18,19,20
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