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Police departments across Maine post letters, statements in response to George Floyd killing and protests

Departments around the state have posted to social media, both in response to Floyd's death and in response to protests in their respective cities and towns.

MAINE, USA — Protests have erupted throughout the United States and around the world for several days after George Floyd, a black man, was killed by former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, who is white, and has since been arrested and charged.

Before organized protests began in Maine, some departments posted messages, letters, or statements on their social media pages. Other departments have since made these types of posts, both in response to Floyd's death and in response to protests in their respective cities and towns.

Scarborough Police Department:

Maine Association of Police

Augusta Police Department

Bangor Police Department

Bath Police Department

Brunswick Police Department

Cumberland Police Department

Portland Police Department

South Portland Police Department

Gardiner Police Department

Lewiston Police Department

Rockland Police Department

Ogunquit Police Department

University of Maine Police Department

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