Homeless Advocates Take Issue With Bangor Police Over Facebook Posts

Jay Field reports on homeless advocates' concerns about a Facebook posting by the Bangor Police Department.

BANGOR, Maine - A former Green Party candidate for governor, and advocates for the homeless, are protesting a recent Facebook posting by the Bangor Police Department.

In the post, published last Thursday, the department accused most panhandlers in the city of scamming the public out of money and spending it on drugs and alcohol.

The department asked city residents to stop giving money to people standing on medians in the middle of the road, and, instead, make donations to the numerous charities around town....

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Homeless Advocates Take Issue With Bangor Police Over Facebook Posts

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