Tag Archives: Portland Police Department

Support the Portland Police Department? Here’s your chance to show it.

There’s been a lot of criticism surrounding the Portland Police Department lately, but the Maine Homeless Veteran’s Alliance wants to give people a chance to show their support for our boys in blue. Today on the corner of Marginal Way and Forest Avenue- right next to the baseball field at the Deering Oaks Park- the […]

Are you really that mad about a peaceful protest?

“Tear gas them all.” “Black Lives Matter is all about finding excuses to murder cops.” “That whole group is made up of rotten apples. Well, that and whiny asses.” “If you don’t want to get shot by the police, stay out of trouble you idiots!!” These are just a small sampling of responses to last […]

Portland police officer hit by bird’s “aerial bombardment”

On Wednesday the Portland Police Department made an unusual post on their Facebook page, jokingly describing an unfortunate surprise for Officer Alissa Poisson after she was hit by the droppings of a passing bird. https://www.facebook.com/PortlandMainePolice/photos/a.128665653811161.22771.121900037821056/1248640035147045/?type=3&theater In less than a day the post has received thousands of views and shares on social media, but the “duck […]

Portland police officer catches streaking meteor on dashcam

While on patrol early Tuesday morning, Portland police Sgt. Tim Farris captured a streaking meteor on his dashcam from Congress Street. Farris posted the video on the Portland Maine Police Department Facebook page, and the clip already has over 45 thousand views in just several hours: https://www.facebook.com/121900037821056/videos/1219628304714885/ The video caught the eye of the American […]

Portland Police Department takes a cue from Ebenezer Scrooge

With the winter holiday season in full swing, the Portland Police Department took a cue from the likes of Ebenezer Scrooge last week when they had dozens of homeless encampments destroyed along Interstate 295. (Video from wgme.com) With the mild December weather that Maine has seen this year, many in Portland’s homeless community are choosing to […]