Maine Revised Statutes

§290. Investigators; appointments and removal

The district attorney may appoint in one or more counties of the prosecutorial district, subject to the requirements of section 501, full-time or part-time investigators, whose duties are to enforce the criminal laws in the county. [2001, c. 686, Pt. C, §1 (NEW).]

1. Qualifications for appointment.  To be eligible for appointment, an investigator must be a law enforcement officer who has met the requirements of Title 25, section 2804-C and is certified as a full-time law enforcement officer.
[ 2001, c. 686, Pt. C, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Powers.  An investigator has the statutory powers of a deputy sheriff in the county in which the investigator is appointed. An investigator's powers may include those under sections 404 and 405.
[ 2001, c. 686, Pt. C, §1 (NEW) .]
2001, c. 686, §C1 (NEW).