Lincolnville Residents Shut Down Police Department with a Vote

Updated 2 years ago

Lincolnville residents have decided the fate of the town’s police force.During a meeting on Saturday, the town voted to abolish the police department at end of the fiscal year.Town administrator David Kinney residents voted to shut down the department by a margin of 187 to 163.As a result, Starting June 30th, the funding for the Lincolnville Police Department will be $0.Maine State police and Waldo County Sheriff’s Department will continue to oversee the town.


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