Knox County sheriff to appoint Curt Andrick as Chief Deputy

Tue, 11/22/2022 - 4:45pm

    Knox County Sheriff Pat Polky has announced that he will be appointing Curt R. Andrick as the next Chief Deputy of Knox County. His first day of duty will be on December 2, 2022. Andrick will take over for Chief Deputy Dwight Burtis, who filled the role for several months before starting retirement on Nov. 1, 2022.

    Andrick is a 26-year veteran of the Camden Police Department and has held the positions of Patrol Officer, Detective, and Detective Sergeant during his tenure. He has also worked per-diem for the Rockport Police Department and Knox County Sheriff’s Office.

    Andrick holds an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice from Beal College and has attended several specialized law enforcement trainings, such as the FBI – Law Enforcement Executive Development Associations Leadership Series, FBI First Responder Hostage Negotiator Course, Midcoast Leadership Academy, Internal Affairs Investigator Course, Forensic Interviewer Course, and Crisis Intervention Training.

    He has participated as a member of several groups and committees, including RSU 40 School Board, Knox County Triad, Midcoast Sexual Assault Response Team. He is also a member of the Warren Baptist Church.

    In 2017, he was recognized by the Maine Chiefs of Police Association with their Life Saving Award for actions taken when a young man from Camden was severely injured in a bicycle accident. He was later recognized by both the Maine and Northeast Region American Legions for those life saving actions.

    Andrick has lived in Warren for the past 24 years with his wife, Dawn, and his two sons, who are currently attending colleges in Maine. In his spare time, you will find Andrick snowmobiling on the trails of Aroostook County, hiking in various locations throughout Maine, and spending time with his family and friends.

    He is excited to be working with the dedicated law enforcement, corrections, and civil process professionals at the Sheriff’s Office. He is looking forward to his new leadership role as the Chief Deputy and appreciates the opportunity to continue serving the communities of Knox County.