Hallowell’s police chief is leaving the division for a less-complicated job. However he’s not leaving the police pressure solely.
Scott MacMaster, who served as Hallowell’s police chief for almost three years, has accepted a place as a patrol officer at his former division in Gardiner. MacMaster gave his discover on Jan. 24, based on the Kennebec Journal.
MacMaster isn’t the one police chief in Maine who sought life within the slower lane. In early November 2021, Orono’s former police chief Josh Ewing introduced he could be taking a place on Hampden’s police pressure as a patrol officer.
The unconventional shift got here after Ewing served in varied roles on the Orono division for greater than 20 years. With police departments coming below intense scrutiny following the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, Ewing was able to get out from behind a desk, he instructed the Bangor Every day Information on the time.
MacMaster cited private causes for his departure, and was unavailable for touch upon Thursday. He’ll serve his final day as chief on Feb. 17, the Kennebec Journal reported.
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