Officer Kate Phelan

Officer Kate Phelan has been a patrol officer since 2014.  She grew up in North Reading, Massachusetts and attended Bridgewater State University.  She graduated with a degree in English, focusing on elementary education. Prior to her recruitment to the Portland Police Department,  she worked with children who had severe learning, behavioral and emotional disabilities.  Kate is a member of the Crisis Negotiation Team.  She now works evening shift for the department and covers a Deering patrol beat.

“A career with the Portland Police Department has given me the opportunity to experience the fast pace of urban policing, in a close knit coastal community.”

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