Welcome to the website of the Orono Police Department. We hope that the information contained in these pages will provide a better understanding of our mission and the services that we provide.
The Orono Police Department is a progressive, full service law enforcement agency serving a community of approximately 10,000 residents. The Town of Orono is also home to the flagship campus of the University of Maine, which has an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students. We are a community-oriented policing agency, focusing on community partnerships and problem -solving in order to improve the quality of life of all people within Orono.
The Orono Police Department is staffed with 15 full time police officers. The Administration Division is comprised of the Chief of Police, the Captain and an Administrative Assistant. The Chief and Captain are responsible for the overall management and supervision of the department while the Administrative Assistant provides secretarial, record keeping and clerical support.
The Patrol Division is staffed with 3 Sergeants and 8 Patrol Officers. Our department currently has one Detective who is responsible for investigating serious crimes and incidents requiring specialized investigation skills. We also have one additional officer who is assigned as a School Resource Officer whose time is divided between the three schools in our community. We encourage public input or feedback and contact information is provided in this website for all members of our Department. We welcome any suggestions, comments, questions or concerns regarding the Orono Police Department. Thank you for visiting our website.