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Roy E. McKinney Director – Maine Drug Enforcement Agency
Department of Public Safety
166 State House Station
45 Commerce Dr., Suite 1
Augusta, ME 04333-0166
(207) 626-3850

In September 1997, Governor Angus S. King, Jr. appointed Roy E. McKinney as Director of the Department of Public Safety’s Maine Drug Enforcement Agency (MDEA).
The MDEA is the state’s lead agency for coordinated drug enforcement operations with officers assigned from state and local departments.  In addition to the investigation of drug trafficking by its eight district task force offices, the MDEA conducts training seminars for regional law enforcement training districts, provides instructors for the Maine Criminal Justice Academy Basic Police School and also presents community seminars aimed at educating parents, education professionals, members of the health care profession and the general public about drug trends and their dangers.

Mr. McKinney, a law enforcement officer for 37 years, served twenty years with the Bangor, Maine Police Department with his last assignment as the Criminal Investigation Division Commander. 

Mr. McKinney holds a Bachelors degree from the University of Maine, a graduate of the FBI National Academy (207th Session), attended numerous training sessions at the FBI Academy, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and Southern Police Institute and is an instructor at the University of Maine’s Criminal Justice Program. 
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