Pease to retire from Rockland Police Department

By Stephen Betts | Oct 20, 2019
James Pease, right, is shown in a December 2014 photo receiving a certificate from then-Rockland Mayor Frank Isganitis for 20 years of service with the police department.

Rockland Deputy Police Chief James Pease will retire in December, after 25 years with the department.

Rockland City Manager Tom Luttrell announced during the Oct. 16 City Council meeting the pending retirement.

Pease has served as deputy chief since November 2018.

Pease began working for the Rockland Police Department in November 1994. He came to the Rockland department after being a deputy for the Waldo County Sheriff's Office.

He was promoted to detective sergeant and was assigned to the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency, where he became regional supervisory agent.

Pease succeeded Christopher Young as deputy chief, who was appointed chief in October 2018 upon the retirement of Bruce Boucher.

Comments (1)
Posted by: Mary A McKeever | Oct 22, 2019 15:55

Any relation to the one and only former Sheriff Willard Pease? If so, a chip of the old block?

Mary "Mickey" (Brown) McKeever +:0)....



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