EMERGENCY – 911
NON-EMERGENCY – 207-532-2287
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THE STATION IS LOCATED AT 97 MILITARY ST. AND IS STAFFED 24 HRS.
A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK, 365 DAYS A YEAR.
(Leave a voice or text message which is checked daily, for crimes
in progress please call 532-2287 or 911.)
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
wish to commend the actions of any Houlton Police Department
employee you can:
*Ask to speak with the employee's supervisor and
verbally express your commendation, or;
*Write a letter to Chief of Police explaining
your commendation, or;
*Call the Houlton Police Department and explain
Commendations received by the Chief for any Houlton
Police Department employee results in advising the employee
of your gratitude, and your kindness in informing us of
your appreciation. His/her actions and your appreciation
are related through a letter of thanks or commendation from
the Chief, a copy of which is permanently entered into the
employee's personnel file.
essential that the community have confidence in the administrative
procedures of the Police Department that are designed to
supervise and control exercise of police power. If
the integrity and efficiency of the Department is to be
maintained, allegations of misconduct against members of
the Department and complaints of inadequate service must
be thoroughly and expeditiously investigated.
recognizes that Department members are often subjected to
intense pressures in the discharge of their duties.
Officers are frequently required to remain neutral under
circumstances that are likely to generate considerable tension,
excitement, and emotion. In such situations, words,
actions, and events occasionally result in misunderstanding
and confusion. It is to the advantage of each Department
member, and the community that there are sound internal
procedures for the thorough and impartial investigation
of allegations arising out of such circumstances.
resolution of complaints in a fair and impartial manner
will ensure that the present high level of integrity and
efficiency enjoyed by the Department is maintained.
be the policy of the Houlton Police Department to investigate
citizen complaints. The Department will continue to
investigate all valid complaints, in a timely manner, to
their logical conclusion.
Police Department is committed to providing the best law
enforcement service possible. Citizen cooperation
and participation are essential if the Department is to
succeed in this goal. If you have questions about
any specific action taken by the Houlton Police Department,
how the Department operates, or have a recommendation on
how we can improve our law enforcement services, please
call the Houlton Police Department at 207-532-2287.