Portland – The ACLU of Maine sent a letter to the Portland School Board urging it to end the School Resource Officer (SRO) program.
In advance of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety committee hearing, the ACLU of Maine called for a complete legislative investigation of the Maine Information and Analysis Center (MIAC).
Sanford – The ACLU of Maine today sent a letter to Sanford City Manager Steven Buck, advising him that a planned curfew in the town would violate the First Amendment and exceed his authority.
Law Enforcement Has a Duty to Protect Safety of Protestors and Reporters, Says Organization
In response to questions regarding protests following the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers, the ACLU of Maine issued the following statement. It can be attributed to Alison Beyea, executive director, ACLU of Maine:
Portland – The ACLU of Maine echoed the calls of the nationwide ACLU and the ACLU of Minnesota for an independent and transparent investigation following the killing of George Floyd, a Black man, by Minneapolis police Monday evening.