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Message from the Chief of Police about COVID-19

To help minimize the impact and possible spread of COVID-19, the University of Maine Police Department is taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of its officers and communications personnel. Please see the following message from UMPD Police Chief Roland LaCroix. Thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding. UMaine COVID-19 updates are online. […]

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Phishing Scam Advisory

We have recently received an uptick in reports about scams involving gift card purchases and identity theft attempts. Some of these have involved fake emails pretending to be from UMaine faculty and staff. We are resharing guidance from the University of Maine Information Security Office below. If you receive any suspicious emails, please forward them […]

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Revised Weapon Storage Policy

The UMaine Police Department’s weapon storage policy has been revised. Most notably, each on-campus student will now be allowed to store one weapon at a time. See https://umaine.edu/police/crime-prevention/firearms/ for full details. Please call us at 581.4040 with any questions. WEAPON STORAGE FOR ON CAMPUS STUDENTS Although there is a “no weapons” policy on the UMaine […]

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Phone Hoax

Situational Awareness Bulletin: Phone Scams Targeting Area Colleges and Students

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Concealed Handguns Law

Chapter 327 – LD 652 An Act to Authorize the Carrying of Concealed Handguns without a Permit This change in law allows a person who is not otherwise prohibited from possessing a firearm to carry a concealed handgun in the State of Maine without a permit. This law also authorizes a person to possess a […]

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