The Maine State Law Enforcement Association (“MSLEA”) is a non-profit corporation organized and existing under laws of the State of Maine. The MSLEA was created by members of the eleven (11) agency group components of the Law Enforcement Bargaining Unit (“LEBU”) recognized by the State of Maine.
The MSLEA was founded and exists to:
1. Act as the collective bargaining agent for the LEBU.
2. To protect and preserve the collective bargaining rights, job related civil liberties and labor destiny of Association membership. To ensure fair and equitable treatment of the MSLEA membership in matters arising from administrative investigations, employment related disciplinary actions or the use of deadly force compliance investigations. To provide legal counsel and other assistance to members in grievances, administrative investigations, use of deadly force investigations and other labor related matters.
3. To encourage and maintain a fraternal relationship between the MSLEA and all other law enforcement entities. To preserve the faith of the citizens of Maine and those of the United States in the execution of the professional law enforcement mission by MSLEA membership.
4. To protect and preserve the Constitution of the United States, the Maine State Constitution and the Rule of Law committing the MSLEA membership to a course of conduct commensurate with the Code of Ethics for modern law enforcement officers.