Stories about Bangor Police Department

Bangor police Officer David Farrar releases a mother and her eight baby ducks in a pond Saturday, May 23, 2014, after he picked up the stranded family near the Texas Roadhouse on Stillwater Avenue.

Police are people, too: Several local departments taking to Facebook to prove it

By Nick McCrea on July 06, 2014, at 4:31 p.m.

Bangor police launching Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign over Fourth of July weekend

By Dawn Gagnon on July 03, 2014, at 7:14 p.m.
Bangor Police officer Rob Angelo and his K-9, Karan, search for clues near 67 First street during a stabbing investigation in May 2012.

Bangor police dog dies

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 07, 2013, at 12:38 p.m.
Bangor Police Officer John Robinson takes a minute to look around Pickering Square while on a downtown foot patrol Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 18, 2012. Responding to complaints of disorderly behavior, the city has expanded downtown foot patrols. Bangor Police Sergeant Paul Edwards said officers are able to keep a close eye on a several-block area effectively.

After long absence, police foot patrols back in downtown Bangor

By Andrew Neff on Sept. 19, 2012, at 7:18 p.m.

Bangor police order test kits to identify bath salts

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Dec. 09, 2011, at 7:49 p.m.

Bangor police investigating possible drug-related illnesses

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 05, 2011, at 10:16 p.m.
Dr. Anthony T. Ng (right), medical director of Acadia Hospital's psychiatric emergency services, speaks about the dangers of bath salts to a packed house at Gracie Theatre at Husson University on Wednesday Sept. 14, 2011. Ng was one of four guest speakers at the forum, which was hosted by Mike Dow (left) and Mike Elliot (center) of the Mike and Mike show on Kiss 94.5 FM.

Bangor conference explores medical, police response to bath salts problem

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 05, 2011, at 9:22 p.m.
Matthew Stuart

Belgrade man on eve of 21st birthday accused of assaulting police officer

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 03, 2011, at 7:38 p.m.

Bangor police, Acadia Hospital to host bath salts conference Wednesday

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 03, 2011, at 5:24 p.m.

Bangor police brief school committee on bath salts

By Andrew Neff on Sept. 27, 2011, at 10:07 p.m.

Educators, officials look to get students involved to fight cyberbullying

By Andrew Neff on Sept. 08, 2011, at 8:50 p.m.

Folk Festival has friendly feel for Bangor’s finest

By Andrew Neff on Aug. 27, 2011, at 7:49 p.m.
Sgt. Paul Edwards of the Bangor Police Department looks over law enforcement Facebook pages on Monday, August 22, 2011. Edwards said using Facebook has helped the department solve numerous crimes in recent months, including a bank robbery and many shoplifting cases.

Maine police, fire, drug enforcement agencies increasing use of Facebook

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Aug. 24, 2011, at 6:37 p.m.
Members of the Bangor Police Department's accident reconstruction team, working with Chris Watson of the Orono Police Department, were at the scene of a fatal accident Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.

Man fleeing police dies in Hampden crash

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 22, 2011, at 6:07 p.m.
Maine Robotics Lego Camp at Bangor Parks and Recreation Department during Bangor Police Department bomb squad demonstration.

Young Lego fans learn robotics at Bangor camp

By Andrew Neff on Aug. 11, 2011, at 9:21 p.m.

Bangor police announce KahBang street closures

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 11, 2011, at 8:29 p.m.
Bangor Police Officer Jamie Fanning was among the participants in a departmental recruitment video recently produced by students at the New England School of Communications.

Bangor police, NESCom team up for promotional video

By Andrew Neff on Aug. 09, 2011, at 10:15 p.m.
Bangor Police Chief Ron Gastia in September 2009.

Bangor police chief says bath salts creating crisis

By Andrew Neff on Aug. 01, 2011, at 10:33 p.m.

Bangor police investigating TV theft

By Dawn Gagnon on July 26, 2011, at 10:31 p.m.

Bruises, burns and broken bones: Are doctors ready to call it child abuse?

By Meg Haskell on June 23, 2011, at 7:49 p.m.