China resident named new Maine State Police chief

From left to right, State Sen. Scott Cyrway, Lt. Col. John-Paul Cote, Tami Cote, Noelle Cote, and State Sen. Rosen. (Contributed photo)

Senator Scott Cyrway congratulated Lt. Col. John-Paul Cote, of China, following a unanimous vote by the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee to confirm him as the next Chief of the Maine State Police.

“Lt. Col. Cote has dedicated much of his adult life to law enforcement in the state of Maine, and we on the committee are honored that he will be continuing that work with the Maine State Police,” said Sen. Cyrway.

Lt. Col. Cote will be finally confirmed following a vote in the Maine Senate.


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