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Police Administration


Police Chief, J. Clements

The Chief of Police leads the police department and is responsible for its overall operation. He plans and executes the budget; authorizes all policies and procedures; and works closely with other department heads, community leaders, and other agencies to ensure that Saco's citizens receive the best police services possible.

Deputy Police Chief, C. Huntress 
The Deputy Police Chief provides leadership and command for all uniformed patrol services, support services, communications, and the Criminal Investigations Division. He is second-in-command of the police department and serves as Chief in the Chief's absence.

Patrol Operations Lieutenant, T. Gagnon
The Patrol Operations Lt. oversees the patrol division. He is also responsible for the procurement of equipment and uniforms for the department.

Support Operations Lieutenant, K. Foss 
The Support Operations Lt.  provides daily supervision for the criminal investigations division, public safety dispatch, records personnel, training, and facilities. 

Court OfficerS. Kierstead
The Court Officer is the liaison between the police department and the judicial system. He is responsible for all arrest reports, traffic citations, and provides statistical data and reports as needed. He serves as an in-house victim advocate with a focus on working with victims of domestic violence and represents the department on the York County domestic violence task forces including the York County High Risk Response Team which serves domestic violence victims who are most at risk. 

Administrative Assistant, A. Sinclair
The Administrative Assistant is responsible for answering all incoming phone calls to Administration, processing Department payroll, accounts payable, workman's comp claims, and other administrative duties as needed.