Bangor Police Officer John Heitmann Retires after 36 Years on the Force

Bangor - After a 25 year run with Bangor Police Department, veteran officer John Heitmann retired from the force.
Officer Heitmann retired after more than 3 decades working in local law enforcement.


Beginning as a University of Maine campus police officer for several years, officer Heitmann went on to serve for the Orono Police Department until he joined the Bangor police department in June of 1988. There, he worked more than a decade in patrol and 14 years as a court officer... during much of that time he was also on the special response team.


Heitmann also served three years in the Army as a teletype intercept operator in the 1970's.

Lindsey Mills


Lindsey joined the WVII ABC7 and WFVX FOX Bangor news team in January of 2012. Raised in Arlington, Mass., Lindsey graduated from Endicott College located in Beverly, Mass. where she majored in Communication. While attending college on the North Shore Lindsey ran the campus newspaper, the Endicott Observer, lead the Endicott Gulls field hockey team as Captain in the 2009 & 2010 seasons, and played for the women’s club hockey team.

For two years Lindsey worked at WCVB Channel 5 News Boston as an ENG producer and writer, while also filling in for various positions in
Chronicle, the station’s nightly news magazine. Additionally, Lindsey contributed to the production of two MDA Labor Day telethons.

When she’s not in the field she can be found on the ice. Lindsey helps out with Brewer’s Youth Hockey Learn to Skate & Learn to Play program and plays on a men’s league team. She also helped to establish Brewer’s first youth under-12 girl’s hockey team.

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