Comments for: Panel recommends starting to arm Maine’s forest rangers

Posted Dec. 09, 2013, at 2:55 p.m.
Last modified Dec. 10, 2013, at 9:22 a.m.

A task force created by Gov. Paul LePage has recommended that the state begin arming forest rangers over a period of several years. Rangers are trained law enforcement officers who primarily focus on forest conservation law and firefighting but are not currently allowed to carry guns. State law would have …

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