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April 15, 2014

Remembring A Great Friend
MAP mourns the loss of our good friend and mentor, Bill Troubh
Remembering The Fallen
Our members in Freeport remember the fallen at ceremonies with the Freeport Flag Ladies on September 11th
MAP/Maine Law Enforcement Honored
The Maine Military Museum has dedicated its learning center and function room to Maine's Finest
Maine Law Enforcment Officers Memorial
Augusta, Maine
MAP in Washington
MAP inducts Senator Susan Collins as an Honorary MAP Member for her unwavering support of first reponders
MAP In Augusta
Governor Baldacci signs LD 1021 into law providing security for retired first responders in Maine
MAP in the Community
MAP members from Auburn and Lewiston PD keeping thier communities safe at a prescription drug collection event.
MAP Honoring the Sacrifices of our Veterans
MAP Members at Arlington National Cemetery supporting Wreaths Across America
MAP Honoring the Fallen
Auburn members at the re-dedication of their fallen officer memorial
MAP In the Community
MAP Members from York Representing Maine at Fenway Park
MAP Supporting Those Who Serve
MAP Executive Director Paul Gaspar presents the Maine Troop Greeters with Laptops to help troops communicate with loved ones
MAP remembers
MAP members honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice during National Police Week

Special Announcement

Today began the transition from paper to electronic dues invoices for all MAP Local Units.
All MAP units were emailed their March dues invoices today to their unit email addresses. We will also mail a paper invoice for March dues, but this will be the final paper invoice you will receive.
We will be switched to completely electronic invoices for April's dues which will be mailed in the beginning of May. Thank you for your help.
This email stays with the local unit, and is different than your individual member account on the MAP website; even when new officers (president/vice president/shop steward, etc) are elected.
Please complete setting up your local unit email as soon as possible. Not doing so will result in units not receiving their invoices or paying dues on time which will affect services to the unit until rectified.

Important notice Regarding Dues:

To MAP Local Unit Presidents/Treasurers/Full Board Reps:

All MAP local units were assigned a direct email account through the MAP Webmail system (Example: This email is property of the local/MAP and will stay with the unit when new officers are elected.

All local units should have set up their accounts to begin receiving notices directly on or before January 1st, 2014.



Beginning in March we will discontinue mailing, and will begin emailing dues invoices to all the local units. To avoid interruptions in service due to unpaid dues, or not receiving important notices, it is extremely important that your association email be up and running. In an attempt to make sure that this transition goes smoothly, we will continue to mail dues invoice for the next 2 months (FEB/MARCH).

After March 31st, all invoices will be sent to your assigned local unit email account.

If you should have questions or need assistance setting up your email account, please contact or email the MAP office.

Play In The 2014 Maine Emerald Society Golf Scramble

Registration, Hole Sponsorship and Gift Donation Forms attached Below Saturday, June 7th Riverside Golf Course, Portland Registration 11:00am - 12:15pm Tee Off @ 12:30pm $100/player gets you a round of gold, cart, and buffet food (and loads of FUN!!)--- Download the attached registration form today and mail it in to reserve your spot.
Download: 2014 MPES Golf Scramble Packet.pdf

The US Supreme Court renders ruling that changes the landscape of "Donning and Doffing"

U.S. Steel wins Supreme Court labor fight Mon, Jan 27 2014 By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court handed a victory to employers on Monday by ruling that a group of unionized steel workers does not have to be paid for the time they spend "donning and doffing" safety gear before and after their shifts.

MAP Announces the Passing of A Good Friend and Mentor William "Bill" Troubh

It is with deep sadness that the Maine Association of Police announces the death of Bill Troubh on November 8th, 2013. There is no one person that MAP owes its existence to more than Bill, who brought a small group of police officers together in 1975 to create a better voice for Maine Law Enforcement.

Important Announcement from MPERS-UPDATED 03/12/2013

The following overview summarizes the changes that are being recommended by the Participating Local District Advisory Committee (PLD Committee). Changes in rates were submitted to the MainePERS Board of Trustees for approval and implementation. The remaining changes require legislative approval and were submitted to the Legislature in January, 2013 to meet the cloture requirement.
Download: PLD Proposed Legislation Notice.pdf , Proposed PLD legislation - PowerPoint Presentation.pptx


2014 MAP National Law Enforcement Memorial Trip Announcement

This year, the annual MAP sponsored trip to Washington DC for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial will be May 12th through the 15th, 2014. MAP is again helping to defray the cost of the hotel accommodations for our members.

Any MAP Member who is interested in attending this year’s memorial events MUST provide a $100.00 reservation fee no later than April 28th, 2014 to MAP Vice President Chris Todd at the South Portland Police Department. MAP has reserved a LIMITED number of hotel rooms and member availability is on a first come, first served basis. MAP will only be subsidizing the cost of the hotel and will not cover airfare, meals or local transportation. Some members have used online services such as Expedia to find flights but you need to book far in advance to ensure your own travel.

In the event that we have a large number of members interested in the trip, additional rooms may be purchased -- if available. This will possibly result in a higher per member cost above the original per member reservation fee of $100.00 as hotel rooms generally run $300.00 - $400.00 per night. IF YOU ARE PAYING YOUR DEPOSIT BY CHECK, PLEASE MAKE YOUR CHECK PAYABLE TO SOUTH PORTLAND PATROL ASSOCIATION.

We are expecting a higher than normal interest in this year’s trip, so please plan your interest accordingly.  After April 28th, if there are still spaces available, those vacancies will be opened to MAP retiree members first, and then to any interested individual outside of MAP.  PLEASE ONLY TAKE A SPACE IF YOU ARE COMMITTED TO GOING. IF YOUR RESERVATION FEE IS NOT RECEIVED BY THE APRIL 28TH DEADLINE, YOU WILL FORFIET YOUR SLOT. NO EXECPTIONS.

Bear in mind, the purpose of MAP sponsoring this trip is to honor and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defending the Thin Blue Line. All participants utilizing MAP’s subsidy will be expected to attend the Candlelight Vigil held during our stay in DC during memorial week. There are many opportunities to socialize, but don't forget the reason for this trip. Those who do not attend the candlelight vigil will be asked to reimburse MAP for their stay.

If you would like to know more about National Police Memorial Week, you can visit the National Law enforcement Officers Memorial Fund website at:

For more information or to reserve a spot, contact MAP VP Chris Todd at @ 799-9720 X7448, or at

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