Troopers In Action

Watch the Maine State Troopers in action! It’s all in a day’s work, but sometimes the work can be a little unusual. From weighing an elephant to carrying an unwilling suspect physically into court, the life of a Maine State Trooper is anything but mundane!

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1938 Troopers attend training at Camp Keyes-Augusta ME 1940s-Trooper Merle Cole Early 1940s-Trooper Harold Carson shows "state of the art radios" at Skowhegan Fair 1941 Troopers conduct road block and felony stop training for high risk situations 1941 Maine Troopers work with gas masks and tear gas riot control training Trp. Sherman Hallowell Harold Carson promo booth 1942 Harley Davidson Jan. 1945-Troopers Forrest McIver and Ken Twitchell man a checkpoint in Farmington, ME. May 1946- Maine Troopers Milligam, Boudreau and Mansell at Showhegan Co. Courtyard Troop C 1946 Madawaska ME Troopers Otis Labree and Edward Doyle investigate fatal Motor vehicle-pedestrian crash 1946 Roger Whitmore-Francis Bull Powers-Tr. Walter Higgins invest fatal accident Topsham Early 50s-Maine Troopers Dick Kelly, Steve Regina, Jimmy Adams, Herb Mariner 1952 Ford Maine State Trooper Otis Labree wtih two Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) 1950s Maine Trooper Lloyd Leighton traffic stop. 1948 Ford Cruiser, violator is 41 Chevy Trooper Millard Nickerson investigates crash on Route 201 in Vassalboro, ME. 1956 Ford - Maine Trooper Vincent "Bud "Donnell. First year for roof mounted blue lights on Maine State police cruisers. 1959 Chevrolet in Maine State Police exhibit. 1959- Maine rooper Herman Boudreau performs bicycle inspections, Harrison, ME. 1960-Bridgton ME. Troopers Ray Curtis, Harry Hanson, Jerald Boutilier 1960s Maine State Police Graduation Aug 1964-Det. Russ Bruton and Trooper Blaine Jardine investigate at Oxford Plains Speedway, Maine 1964- Police roadblock in Maine, searching for the shooter of Maine State Police officer Charles Black 1964-NH Trooper handler Eugene Meier and "Chief" the hound that found alleged murderer Joseph McDonald. On left, Public Safety Commissioner Robert Rhodes. Photo taken in Somersworth NH. 1965 summer - Trooper Jerald Boutilier reviewing map at Old Orchard Beach, ME. Oct. 1970-Maine State Police Sgts. Trask and Dixon hit by Tractor Trailer unit on traffic stop, both troopers suffered injuries. 1981- Trooper Roy Gallant, Commercial Vehicle Division, weighing an elephant Trooper Dave Staples carries a suspect into court, and Trooper Ray Lamontagne assisting 1981- K-9 Training Sebago Lake State Park, ME. 1982 - West Paris Maine Substation - Cpl Savage, Ranger Hill, Smoky the Bear, Sgt. Smith 81 Chevy Mailbu Dec. 1982-Maine Troopers Brian Theriault and Joe Doucette at safety checkpoint, US Rt. 1 Baring Township Various hats worn by Maine State Police 1999 - Maine State Police-Trading Card-Troopers Across America series