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Police Departments in Maine to Receive Federal Stimulus Money 

Maine’s getting more than $5 Million dollars in federal stimulus money to put more police officers on the streets.Bangor, Baileyville, Milo and Newport are just four of the police departments that will share some of that federal grant money.It will be used to hire and re-hire police.The money will pay 100-percent of the salaries and benefits for entry level officers for three years.The police departments getting grants must agree to keep those new positions for at least a fourth year.