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Hike for the Homeless 2014

Hike for the Homeless 2014

BANGOR, Maine-- The 2014 Hike for the Homeless will be held on Saturday, April 12. Proceeds from the event benefit the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter.

The hike will depart from Bangor High School in Bangor, the Cianchette Building in Brewer, Hampden Academy in Hampden and the Sports Arena in Hermon. All hikers will converge on the Bangor waterfront near the Sea Dog for raffle prizes as well as an opportunity to learn more about the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter.

For more information about the hike and to register, visit the Hike for the Homeless website.

Bangor Police Department Lieutenant retires

BANGOR, Maine -- Tom Reagan began his police career in 1987 when he was hired as a patrol officer in Orono.  He was hired by Bangor Police Department in 1988. Tom worked as a patrol officer for a number of years until his transfer to the Detective Division as an investigator. He was promoted to sergeant in 1998 and to lieutenant in 2007.

Tom is a National Drug Recognition Expert Instructor/Course Administrator.  He is also an Instructor of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. Tom has lectured across the United States and in Canada on current drug trends.

Tom is a recipient of the National Enrique Camarena award for his work in drug education. This award is given in honor of a drug enforcement agent who was murdered in 1985 and is given to an officer who "exemplifies the standards by which Enrique Camarena lived, worked and died - that one person can make a difference."