Maine chief backs plan to merge neighboring departments

The chief believes that merging departments is critical for both communities

By Craig Crosby
Kennebec Journal

MONMOUTH, Maine — The best way for the police departments in Winthrop and Monmouth to work together would involve becoming a single department.

That is the message Winthrop Police Chief Joseph Young delivered to Monmouth selectmen Thursday as the board works to plan the future of the Monmouth Police Department.

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