Skowhegan Police Department

  • Agency: Skowhegan Police Department
  • Address: 225 Water St., Skowhegan , 04976 ME
  • Chief:
Phone: 207-474-6908
Fax: 207-474-6914

Skowhegan Police Department is located at 225 Water St., Skowhegan , 04976 ME. The Skowhegan Police Department phone number is 207-474-6908.

Skowhegan Police Department News

Would like to say GOOD MORNING to Mackenzie at the BANKERY who started our week off with some delicious cupcakes yesterday. The only issue is these cupcakes are too well decorated to eat…..never mind I took a picture. They were delicious...so my officers said. Thank you Bankery for helping us hit our sugar high and ease the crave of chocolate. Keeping Skowhegan a safe place to live, work and visit. Chief Bucknam

Great day to be outside and even better when you get to interact with the kids from North Elementary School. Officer Tim Williams spent the morning answering questions and letting the kids climb through his patrol vehicle. Its times like this when we are reminded as to why we chose this profession. Having fun on the job and making memories with the youth of our community. Keeping Skowhegan a safe place to live, work and visit. Chief Bucknam

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ALLLL ABOOOOARD! SUMMER FUN BUS SCHEDULE IS HERE.

This holiday weekend is going to be filled with weekend travelers, family BBQ's and of course individuals partaking in the consumption of alcohol. Advertisements like this are funny but we still want everyone to be responsible this weekend. With the cost of alcohol, gas, bail money, tow bill, court fees, loss of license and possible job because you can't drive, I'm not sure why anyone would want to spend that kind of money. Please enjoy yourselves, find a designated driver and have a great weekend. I would personally like to say thank you to all veterans past and present who have kept this country safe. Keeping Skowhegan a safe place to live, work and visit. Chief Bucknam

Amazing communities we have in Somerset County.

Skowhegan Police Detective Katelyn Nichols is currently serving a tour of duty overseas with the Maine National Guard. Her unit took part in a 5K carrying a brick with the name of a fallen officer since 2017. SSGT Nichols carried a brick in memory of Corporal Eugene Cole from the Somerset Sheriff’s Office and TSGT Kelley carried one in memory of Officer Nathan Desjardins from Fryeburg Police Department. A memorial will be erected with the bricks in their honor. Thank you for your service, stay safe and come home soon SSGT Nichols and TSGT Kelley. The Skowhegan Police Department is keeping the Town of Skowhegan and our great country a safe place to live, work and visit. Chief Bucknam

I had the pleasure of speaking with Ms. Donna Brown of Skowhegan who brought to our attention yet another SCAM going around. She has graciously allowed us to show everyone what she received in the mail and the instructions they have written for her. If you receive one of these in the mail, please do not respond to it. Tear it up or contact the Police Department. Keeping Skowhegan a safe place to live, work and visit. Chief Bucknam

UPDATE Braunstien " AKA Andre" will be picked up soon. Thank you Skowhegan for reaching out to his owner and letting him know. I am sure he was worried last night wondering what happened. Yesterday late afternoon, Officer Tifani Warren had contact with this gentle giant whom I will refer to as “ Andre”. (Some of you older folks may understand this reference). Andre was found by the swinging bridge and taken to the Somerset Animal Shelter located at 123 Middle Road. (474-6493). Since it was 80 degrees yesterday, Andre felt like taking a swim in the Kennebec to cool off. If anyone knows who the owner is please let them know Andre is in good hands and ready to come home. Keeping Skowhegan a safe place to live, work and visit. Chief Bucknam pYesterday late afternoon, Officer Tifani Warren had contact with this gentle giant whom I will refer to as “ Andre”. (Some of you older folks may understand this reference). Andre was found by the swinging bridge and taken to the Somerset Animal Shelter located at 123 Middle Road. (474-6493). Since it was 80 degrees yesterday, Andre felt like taking a swim in the Kennebec to cool off. If anyone knows who the owner is please let them know Andre is in good hands and ready to come home. Keeping Skowhegan a safe place to live, work and visit. Chief Bucknam

I would like to remind everyone today is Drug Take Back Day at the Skowhegan Police Department. School Resource Officer David Daigneault is standing by in the parking lot of the Municipal Building to take those unwanted medications from you for disposal. He will be there until 2pm today so please grab what you want disposed of and drop them off. Keeping Skowhegan a safe place to live, work and visit. Chief Bucknam

This type of collaborative training exercise will continue to prepare our Police Officers, EMS, and Fire Fighters for any potential critical incident that may develop in the Town of Skowhegan. There is value in being prepared but in order to be prepared we need to spend the time and effort to have everyone on the same training level and continuously practicing those skills. School Resource Officer David Daigneault and Officer Tim Williams stated this was excellent training and are sharing their experiences with the rest of the Skowhegan Police Department. The safety of our kids is a priority and providing them and our community a safe environment is and always will be our primary mission. Keeping Skowhegan a safe place to live, work and visit. Chief Bucknam

I have decided I am going to assist Officer Viera with his strong man training and I urge the citizens of Skowhegan to do the same. Currently I have many large boulders in my yard that need to be moved to a better location. After seeing the videos and pictures of what the competition consisted of I have a feeling I will have no problem recruiting Officer Viera and his teammates from the gym… I call it “FREE TRAINING”. When you see him on the street feel free to let him know you need something moved. But on a serious note, Officer Viera is a dedicated Police Officer for the Town of Skowhegan and I am extremely proud of his accomplishments. He puts his heart into everything he does and those type of officers are what keeps Skowhegan a safe place to live, work and visit. Chief Bucknam

Maple Fest has come and gone but Maple Syrup production has not slowed down. I am a little behind on this post but wanted to share this great day with everyone. It was a lot of fun with Mother Nature cooperating long enough to have crowds of families stopping in to partake in the festivities. The chain saw carving was something to see. What skill one must have to work a saw and cut a piece of wood from a vision in your head. Thank you to Franklin Forrest Products for the giant logs you donated. It’s great to see a community come together. I look forward to next year. Keeping Skowhegan a safe place to live, work and visit. Chief Bucknam

We would like to say welcome home and congratulations Sgt. Brian Gardiner. We have missed your presence over the last month. Sgt. Gardiner not only protects and serves the Town of Skowhegan but he is back to protecting and serving this great nation. Sgt. Gardiner, a former Marine, wanted to continue his military career as he just completed Coast Guard basic training. He will be back patrolling the streets of Skowhegan next week. Congratulations Sgt. Gardiner. Thank you for your service. Keeping Skowhegan a safe place to live, work and visit. Chief Bucknam

Good job to Officer Blakeney and Officer Damon. Chuck's Towing was able to quickly remove the truck from the river before it was pulled deeper into the channel. Great team work by all. Keeping Skowhegan a safe place to live, work and visit. Chief Bucknam

The Skowhegan Police Department would like to welcome Merlene Sanborn to the Town of Skowhegan. I had the pleasure of meeting her during her ribbon cutting ceremony today. Merlene is the owner of Kennebec Stitchery located at 14 Madison Avenue. (Named after the Kennebec River). Not only does she offer custom sewing, alterations and repairs but she gives private sewing lessons as well. Merlene also runs “Project Linus” which is a nationwide program with over 350 chapters. Project Linus provides “security blankets” to provide comfort to children in need. Currently, 42,000 blankets have been distributed in the State of Maine. Welcome to the Skowhegan family Merlene. We look forward to working with you in the community. Keeping Skowhegan a safe place to live, work and visit. Chief David Bucknam

The Police Department receives a lot of mail on a daily basis, usually bills and vendors, but not this time! We received a package from Bloomfield Elementary School which contained letters from some of the students. They were awesome to read and I personally enjoyed the WEE WOO Siren. LOVE THAT! Thank you for the letters Bloomfield Elementary. We enjoy getting mail like this. Keeping Skowhegan a safe place to live, work and visit. Chief Bucknam

Great job by the home owner scaring the individual off which allowed Officer Boudreau and Officer Blakeney to track the suspect and get him the help he needed. Keeping Skowhegan a safe place to live, work and visit. Chief Bucknam