Report an Emergency or a Violation

If you want to report an emergency or violation of marine resource laws, please contact your local Marine Patrol Officer.

The Maine Marine Patrol is also a partner with Operation Game Thief, a non-profit organization that provides a way to confidentially report poaching violations. To report a violation through Operation Game Thief, visit their website. 

For marine emergencies during non-business hours, contact a Maine Department of Public Safety Regional Communications Center:

  • 1-800-452-4664 – New Hampshire border to the Penobscot River (Kittery to Prospect)
  • 1-800-432-7381 – Penobscot River to Canadian border (Bucksport to Eastport)