Adam Atherton to Join Marine Patrol in Lubec After Completing Academy

Adam Atherton

Adam Atherton will join the Lubec patrol after graduating from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy in the spring.

Augusta - Adam Atherton of Waltham will join Marine Patrol's Lubec patrol in the spring after completing the 18-week Maine Criminal Justice Academys (MCJA) Basic Law Enforcement Training Program.

A graduate of Ellsworth High School, Atherton has served as a sternman on commercial fishing vessels, automotive technician, marine technician, boat builder and a high school wrestling coach. Atherton also served in the Maine Army National Guard as a Cannon Crew Member.

Atherton will soon complete the MCJAs Pre-Serving Training program and, after being sworn in by Department of Marine Resources Commissioner Patrick Keliher recently, will begin the Marine Patrols 45-day field training program prior to entering the MCJA.

The Maine Marine Patrol is a Bureau of the Department of Marine Resources that provides law enforcement, search and rescue, public health, maritime security, and public safety services on Maines coastal and tidal waters. Information on job openings in the Maine Marine Patrol can be found online