Rangeley’s new police chief ready to start on Monday

RANGELEY – A veteran police officer of 28 years will be taking over as Rangeley’s police chief on Monday. Newly-appointed police Chief Russell French was sworn in at the Board of Selectmen meeting on Jan. 19. French, 55, of Kennebunk, currently serves as a lieutenant with the Kittery Police Department. He will replace former police Chief Dennis Leahy, who retired effective Nov. 1, 2015, after nine years of service here. French has a lot of experience in law enforcement, said Town Manager Tim Pellerin. While his years of police work are important, it is his avid interest in becoming a … Continue reading Rangeley’s new police chief ready to start on Monday