In the News: Two new Officers join Maine Marine Patrol

Reprinted in Landings, July, 2017

Taylor Shewokis, from Weymouth, Massachusetts, has been assigned to the Biddeford/Saco area as a Seasonal Marine Patrol Officer for the summer. He will be patrolling the Saco River conducting recreational boating and fishing checks. A recent graduate of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy’s Law Enforcement Pre-Service Course, he has also completed an internship with the Massachusetts Environmental Police. Officer Shewokis is a senior at the University of New England majoring in Environmental Studies.

MPO Taylor Sheowkis (2nd from right) DMR Photo


Jonathan Varnum, from Oakland, Maine, will serve in the Gouldsboro area after completing Marine Patrol’s nine-week Full Time Officer Training Program and the Maine Criminal Justice Academy’s 18-week Basic Law Enforcement Training Program. A graduate of Beal College’s Conservation Law program, and the Maine Criminal Justice Academy’s Law Enforcement Pre-Service Course, Officer Varnum is an experienced outdoorsman, having worked for guide services in central and northern Maine.

MPO Jonathan Varnum (2nd from right) DMR Photo.