The Maine Department of Public Safety is aware of multiple active shooter threats that have been made at schools today throughout the state, including Bangor, Portland, Sanford. 

At this time these reports are all believed to be a hoax. There is no evidence of actual danger to anyone.

Maine State Police have been assisting local law enforcement agencies with these initial investigations. The FBI is also assisting, and the Maine Information Analysis Center is heavily involved in coordinating these investigations.

Investigators are urging anyone who has any information that might assist in this or any other case to call them at (207) 874-8575. 

To provide information anonymously:

  • Call 207-874-8584 and leave a message on the department’s Crime Tip line
  • Text keyword “PPDME” plus the message to 847411 (TIP411).