The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office supports four (4) TRIAD coalitions, the Cumberland County Triad and the Merrymeeting Bay Triad.
TRIAD is a partnership of police, fire, rescue departments, the Attorney General's office, senior services and seniors in the community to reduce criminal risks to the senior population.
What do TRIADS do?
Educate: Provide information on criminal activity and prevention; provide social service resources.
Assist: Recruit and train volunteers to assist local law enforcement agencies on crime prevention issues.
Emphasize: Staff reassurance programs for older persons to reduce fear and provide moral support
Communicate: Provide a forum for law enforcement and the community to share needs, concerns and develop solutions.
Involve: Unite seniors, senior service agencies, law enforcement, fire and rescue to identify problem areas for seniors in the local community and develop and implement community wide solutions.