Brandon Sperling, of Spruce Head, was sworn in Monday, May 26, 2021 as the newest Maine Marine Patrol officer.
After a nine-week field training program, Officer Sperling will serve in the North Haven/Vinalhaven patrol.
Prior to joining the Marine Patrol, Officer Sperling served as a patrol deputy with the Knox County Sheriff's Office, in Rockland.
From 2013 to 2019, Officer Sperling served in the US Coast Guard as a Boatswain's Mate.
He has completed the Basic Law Enforcement Training Program at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy and is currently enrolled in the American Military University, pursuing an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice.