Comments for: Help wanted: Bangor, other Maine police departments struggle to find good applicants to join force

Posted Feb. 28, 2014, at 6:18 p.m.
Last modified Feb. 28, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Police Department is understaffed and officers are pulling overtime to cover for vacancies because suitable applicants to wear the uniform are hard to find. Bangor Police Chief Mark Hathaway said Friday his department, which should have 82 members, is short 10 officers. A spate of …

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