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

Mission Statement

To serve the people of Maine by providing, coordinating, and leading a responsive and comprehensive Public Safety System to protect their listyle="color:red;ves, rights, and properties.



Public Meeting Notice

The Polygraph Examiners Advisory Board will be meeting on Wednesday, 06 June 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12 Noon at the Samual De Champlain Conference Room, Maine Department of Public Safety Headquarters, which is located at 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta, Maine.

For more information, please contact either Lt. Scott Ireland or Christopher Parr

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