York at a glance

Population by race and Hispanic origin

This information is currently unavailable.

Full-time law enforcement staff, York Police Department

  • 26 Officers
  • 12 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 1.86 York
  • 2.2 National average

These figures reflect the York Police Department only, and do not include state or other police agencies that may be present in this location.

Federal grant funding for York

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Military equipment transfers

We were unable to locate any military equipment transfers for this location using the LESO Property Transferred to Participating Agencies database published by the Defense Logistics Agency. It is possible that this location has acquired military equipment for policing via other sources or programs.

Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements

Data last updated June 1, 2023


We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $325,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Year Description Outcome

The Town of York, Maine agreed to pay $325,000 to Stephen Brennan, a pediatrician who was assaulted by a police K-9 during a traffic stop in 2019.

An officer pulled Brennan over for failing to dim the high lights in his car while driving. Brennan was in the process of surrendering during the traffic stop when an officer released a K-9. The trained police dog attacked Brennan, leaving him with multiple wounds, according to his lawsuit. The Town settled the suit for $325,000 in January 2022.