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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."

Tom also served 21 years in the United States Coast Guard Reserves. He has been married for 31 years and has two grown daughters.

The Bangor Police Department released a statement that said, "We all thank Tom for his friendship, dedication and service to our community.  We wish him the very best in his retirement."