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Jobs & Training - 58th Maine State Police Training Troop

Recruit Biographies

Recruit Jon Brown

 

Recruit Brown grew up in St. Albans, Maine, and graduated from Nokomis Regional High School. He spent 4 years in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Security Team Member and Scout/Sniper. He was also a corrections officer and Municipal Police Officer. Recruit Brown plans to utilize his military experience with the Maine State Police Tactical Team.

Recruit Paul D. Casey

 

Recruit Casey grew up in Rumford, Maine and graduated from Mountain Valley High School in 2001. He spent 4 years with the Rumford Police Department Patrol Division. Casey currently resides in Rumford and hopes to become a member of the Maine State Police Tactical Team.

Recruit Thomas A. Pappas, Jr.

 

Recruit Pappas grew up in Queens, New York. He relocated to Maine in 1998 where he graduated from Narraguagus High School. While commercial fishing, he attended Beal College majoring in Criminal Justice. Pappas worked for the Cumberland County Jail before moving on to the Portland Police Department in 2006.

Recruit Breanne S. Petrini

 

Recruit Petrini graduated from Winthrop High School in 2001, and is currently living in Lewiston. She earned a double major in Criminal Justice and Psychology from Thomas College and is a Sergeant for the U.S. Army Reserves Unit in Auburn. Recruit Petrini's goals are to become a K-9 Handler and join the Tactical Team.

Recruit Benjamin Smith

 

Recruit Smith grew up in South Berwick, Maine. He graduated from Marshwood High School in 2000. Smith was a Mortarman in the U.S. Marine Corps for four years and has an AS degree in Criminal Justice. He attended the New Hampshire Police Academy and worked for the town of Durham, New Hampshire prior to moving to Maine. He plans to become a member of the Maine State Police tactical team.

Recruit Christopher D. Smith

 

Recruit Smith grew up in Machias, Maine and graduated from Machias Memorial High School in 1998. He earned a BS in Natural Resource Protection from the University of Maine at Presque Isle. Smith spent 2 years working for the U.S. National Park Service as a Park Ranger and 4 years working for the Mount Desert Police Department. He currently resides in Hancock and hopes to serve as a firearms instructor and member of the Tactical Team with the Maine State Police.

Recruit Thomas Welch

 

Recruit Welch grew up in Lincolnville, Maine and graduated from Camden-Rockport High School in 1997. He spent four years in the U.S. Marine Corps before being hired by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office in 2001. Welch currently resides in Liberty, and is a certified Crash Reconstructionist. Welch plans to stay busy with this specialty as a Maine State Trooper.

Recruit Matthew R. Williams

 

Recruit Williams grew up in Easton, Maine and graduated from Presque Isle High School in 1997. He spent 8 years in the U.S. Air Force as a military police officer and K-9 Handler. Williams earned an AS in Criminal Justice and currently resides in Portland. He hopes to once again handle a canine with the Maine State Police.

Recruit Jason E. Wing

 

Recruit Wing grew up in Winthrop and graduated from Lewiston High School in 2003. He served 4 years active duty in the Marine Corps infantry where his training included Antiterrorism, Advanced Infantry, and Advanced Urban Combat with two combat tours in Iraq. He would eventually like to be a K-9 Handler with the Maine State Police Tactical Team.

 

Contacts

Lt. William A Snedeker
45 Commerce Drive Suite 1
Augusta, Maine 04330
(207) 624-7281
William.A.Snedeker@maine.gov

Sgt Nicholas Grass
Phone: 207-877-8036
Nicholas.R.Grass@Maine.Gov

Tr. Robert Burke
Phone: 207-877-8004
Robert.S.Burke@Maine.Gov