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Bangor, Maine: Duck of Justice

A stuffed duck rescued from a trash can has been given its own display case, logo, and social media fan base by the Bangor Police Dept.

Bangor Police Dept.

46-20 Summer St., Bangor, ME
Police Museum in the Bangor Police Dept. Parking lot on the west side of US-1A/Summer St. just south of ME-222/Union St.
M-F 8-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Duck of Justice.

Duck of Justice

The Duck Of Justice is part of a larger display in the Bangor Police Department Museum. No need to call or reserve before visiting any more.

[JeffreyT, 07/25/2021]

Duck of Justice on display pedestal.

Duck of Justice

Tucked in a small police museum in the Bangor Police Department, you'll find a stuffed duck -- a mascot of sorts -- the Duck of Justice!

[Emily Leitzinger, 09/08/2019]

The wood duck, a taxidermied garbage can cast-off from the Bangor district attorney's office, was given a new identity by police Sgt. Tim Cotton, and has been a social media star since 2014.

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