• MCOPA Bob Schwartz med

    Thank you for viewing the Maine Chiefs of Police Association Website. The site recently has been newly designed for your information. The association is constantly up grading the site working toward a web site that will be second to none.  I would invite you to read our most recent newsletter “The Command Post”. The new letters is published three times per year Winter, Summer & Fall.  The association has an online store for your convenience. Thank you for viewing the site. Please feel free to contact me if you have any ideas for the site.

    Chief Robert M. Schwartz, Retired
    Executive Director

  • JamesKWillisJRWelcome to the Maine Chiefs of Police Association website. Please take the time to look at what we have put together for you in the form of information and resources. Whether you are interested in model policies, meeting information, membership, legislative issues or other related matters, it is the goal of the MCOPA to offer assistance, guidance, and serve as a voice for law enforcement throughout the state of Maine. Please do not hesitate to contact us with your questions or comments.
    Chief James K. Willis, Jr.

Command Post (Winter 2015)

MCOPAWinter2015The Command Post is now available.  


2014 Fall Road Show Training

The schedule for the Maine Chiefs of Police 2014 Fall Road Show Training is now available.   Events are scheduled 9am to 4pm.  The cost of $30 per officer will be billed to the officer’s agency. Please R.S.V.P. Virginia Avery, York Police Department (ph: 363-1031, fax: 363-1035 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).



MCOPA Winter 2014 Photos

Photographs from Maine Chiefs of Police Association Winter 2014 Meeting in Portland.


Use of Force Report

Use of Force can now be filed online.  Click here to file your report.

Winter Meeting

Please note the venue for the 2015 Winter and Vendor Show has changed.  The event will be held in the DoubleTree in South Portland, Maine.

We are also aware of a delay in completion of the Winter registration.  Please be patient after you click submit and the registration transaction will complete.  The issue is being investigated; your registrations are being received. 

About the Organization

The Maine Chiefs of Police Association has 350+ members including active & retired chiefs, sheriffs and senior law enforcement leaders. The association actively participates in new training initiatives, policy advancement and progressive law enforcement tactics as the lead association for Maine's Finest. The proud members stand together to improve upon their relationship with the public and become a better prepared to protect the great citizens of our rural state. Information on membership can be obtained by emailing the executive director, non-law enforcement memberships may be available for students or aspiring law enforcement officers. Law enforcement vendors may obtain membership information too.

Criminal Justice Training & Professional Development

Kaplan University offers Associate's, Bachelor's and Master’s degree programs in Criminal Justice through their Augusta, Lewiston and South Portland campuses. Classes begin every ten weeks and are offered during the day or evenings.

For more information on taking classes on-campus or online, visit their websites for more information or call (207) 213-2500.

Lewiston Campus - go to http://lewiston.kaplanuniversity.edu
South Portland Campus - go to http://portland.kaplanuniversity.edu
Augusta Campus - go to http://augusta.kaplanuniversity.edu


Contact Us

Maine Chiefs of Police Association
PO BOX 2431
South Portland, ME 04116-2431
(207) 799-9318

Citizen Alert System

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Citizen Alert System
Emergency alerts issued by state officials, including Amber Alerts, homeland security, severe weather, statewide office closures, health and other public safety issues.

Online Store

shopping_bag_emptyClick here to visit our online store. We have partnered with Winter People to offer a great selection of embroidered apparel and uniform items.