Department of Public Safety
The Department of Public Safety oversees the State of Maine’s public safety bureaus to ensure efficient delivery of the services those agencies provide. These public safety bureaus include: Capitol Police, Consolidated Emergency Communications, Maine Criminal Justice Academy, Drug Enforcement, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Marshal's Office, Gambling Control, Highway Safety, and Maine State Police. The Department of Public Safety also consists of Management Office and Legal personnel. The advisory Maine Justice Assistance Council was established to provide comprehensive strategic planning and policy direction and to obtain regular guidance and advice from knowledgeable criminal justice practitioners, victim service providers, key stakeholders, and advocates to the Department. We welcome you to explore each of our Bureaus.
John E. Morris, Commissioner
45 Commerce Drive, Suite 1
104 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0104
Phone: (207) 626-3805
Fax: (207) 287-3042
TTY: (888) 524-7900
To serve the people of Maine by providing, coordinating, and leading a responsive and comprehensive Public Safety System to protect their lives, rights, and properties.
Maine State Police Internship Program
Due to the volume of applications we have decided to temporarily suspend the acceptance of NEW applications for candidates who are not currently MCJA certified (BLETP candidates). We WILL continue to accept applications from officers currently certified in Maine, as we anticipate hiring for the February 2019 Recruit Training Troop. An announcement will be made when we resume the acceptance of new applications for the BLETP.