Joint Statement from Governor LePage and Maine Sheriffs’ Association

October 18, 2017

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Contact: Julie Rabinowitz, Press Secretary, Office of Governor LePage, 207-287-2531; Wayne J. Gallant, Oxford County Sheriff, 207-743-9554

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage and the Maine Sheriffs’ Association have issued the following joint statement regarding the outcome of their meeting Monday afternoon, October 16, 2017.

County sheriffs play an important role in our constitutional republic and do a great job keeping our families and communities safe and free. Governor Paul R. LePage will work to empower Maine sheriffs to work cooperatively with federal immigration authorities to make certain that federal immigration law is being properly enforced in the State of Maine.