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We are hiring! Tuesday, June 20, 2017


We are looking for applicants for a full time Police Officer. Citizens can download an application on our website at www.sanfordpd.com or at the City Hall Human Resource Dept. The deadline to apply is June 30th by 4:30 pm.

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The Sanford Veterans Memorial Committee will be having three ceremonies involving rifle fire.

1. St. Ignatius Cemetery, Oakdale Cemetery, and Soldiers and Sailors Park from 7:00am to 7:45am

2. Springvale Town Center Gazebo, Riverside Cemetery, and Notre Dame Cemetery from 7:30am to 8:15am

3. Number One Post at 9:15am and the end of the parade in the Sanford Town Park at 11:30am

Please be aware of the location and times if you hear gun fire.


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REQUESTS FOR SANFORD PD PATCH Saturday, December 5, 2015



The Sanford Police Department receives numerous requests from police patch collectors and law enforcement enthusiast around the world. The distribution of the Sanford Police Department uniform shoulder patch is restricted and it is our policy to only issue uniform patches to authorized employees of the department. For security reasons the uniform patch is not available to the public and is not available for purchase.



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City of Sanford Parking Ban/Ordinance Friday, November 13, 2015

Please read the below city ordinance that runs between December 1st and April 1st for the listed streets. During a city wide parking ban there is no on street parking allowed. We will update you when possible via Facebook. Parking ban info will also be on the City's website and news outlets. Please remember that if you are parked on the street during a ban you are subject to a parking ticket and your vehicle may be towed at the owner’s expense. We rely heavily on your cooperation so that the streets and sidewalks can be cleared for pedestrian and vehicular travel.
A. The Director of Public Works (or his designee) may declare that an emergency exists any time during the calendar year. The emergency shall be announced by notifying local radio and television media, by notifying other public safety departments of the Town, and by other appropriate methods. The declaration of an emergency shall be accompanied by a ban on on-street parking. The announcement shall include the duration of the parking ban and that parking is prohibited on any public way until the parking ban is lifted.

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Sanford Police Department Offers Public Anonymous Text Tip Line Sanford Police Department Offers Public Anonymous Text Tip Line Tuesday, April 14, 2015

 Sanford, Maine – The Sanford Police Department has partnered with Sanford Regional Communications Center to offer a service known as “Text-a-Tip,” that allows the public to anonymously submit information to the Police Department.

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The 511 interactive voice response system is now operational. If your local phone or wireless carrier has not enabled this service yet, you may access it by dialing 1-866-282-7578.
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