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Police Services

Alarm Systems

There are over 450 residential and commercial intrusion alarms that the police department may respond to.

ADA Public Safety Access

The Public Safety Building maintains a Telecommunications Device for the Hearing Impaired (TDD) which may be accessed through any emergency and non-emergency public safety phone number.

Animal Control

The Town of Cape Elizabeth has partnered with the City of South Portland and consolidated Animal Control Units.

Bicycle Patrols

Bicycle Patrols are utilized by the Department in areas where crime has risen beyond the median.

Beach Passes

Day and seasonal passes are available to residents and non-residents for a fee which allows the permittee to park on the east end of Crescent Beach to launch boats, wind surfers, and other water craft.

Brochures, Handouts & Stickers

The public safety building has dozens of informational brochures on numerous subjects - all free for the asking.

Business Checks

Town business owners are encouraged to visit the public safety building and complete a building security check form.

Client Wandering Database

Do you worry about a loved one who wanders? Public Safety maintains a database that can help them quickly locate individuals with dementia or other disability that may cause them to wander

Crime Line

The Cape Elizabeth Police Department has a "Crime Line" for anonymous communication with the police department

Emergency Medical Calls

Cape Elizabeth Police Officers are all certified Emergency Medical Technicians. (EMTs)

Deer/Auto Accidents

The white tailed deer are a wonderful resource whose populations have reached troublesome proportions.


Gun registration is NOT required in the State of Maine. There are, however, strict laws that prohibit the concealment of firearms.

House Checks

The Police Department encourages any resident who goes away on business or vacation to partake of our House Check program.

Keys Locked in the Car?

The Cape Elizabeth Police Department no longer will attempt to enter locked vehicles.

Parades and Processions

Individuals, organizations, and civic groups who wish to sponsor any parade, bike race or other procession along any public way of Cape Elizabeth must first apply for a permit through the Chief of Police.

Parking Bans

On-street parking is prohibited from 1:00 am to 5:00 am from December 1 through April 1. Vehicles may not be parked on any public way so as to interfere with snow removal ...

Patch Requests

Due to the fact that our Department patch was found on E-bay for sale, our patch trading program has been halted.

Property Security Assessments

Cape residents may schedule an officer for a "security assessment" of their residential or commercial properties.

Public Speaking

Several officers of the Cape Elizabeth Police Department are specially trained and educated in a variety of law enforcement disciplines.