U S Department of Justice

$500k Awarded to Town of Ashland; Aroostook County For Policing
The U.S. Department of Justice announced that $139 million in grants will be distributed to agencies across to the country to hire and advance community policing. Agencies in Maine will receive $750,000 in grants, with $500,000 of that directed to two Aroostook County departments.
Maine Computer Crimes Unit Cracking Down
State Police say their Computer Crimes Unit was involved in nearly three dozen investigations recently as part of a nationwide  effort involving Internet Crimes Against Children task forces around the county.