Police Department

Mission Statement:

We, the members of the Mount Desert Police Department, will work to enhance the quality of life in the Town of Mount Desert by ensuring the protection of life, property and individual rights, the preservation of peace and safety, and the reduction of crime.  We will accomplish this mission by providing a high degree of ethical and professional police services while maintaining the trust, understanding, and confidence of the citizens and visitors of Mount Desert.

Staff Contacts

James Willis, Police Chief

Police Chief, Mount Desert and Bar Harbor

Karen Richter

Administrative Assistant, Mount Desert and Bar Harbor

Kevin Edgecomb

Patrol Lieutenant

Leigh Guildford

Patrol Sergeant

Kenneth Mitchell

Communication Supervisor

Theodore Cake

Patrol Officer

Liam Harrington

Patrol Officer

Kaleb Payson

Patrol Officer

Marie Overlock


Chad Campbell


Michael Allen

Dispatcher/PT Patrol Officer

Scott Pinkham

Animal Control Officer