- Associated Press - Sunday, April 7, 2019

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine could make it a crime for police officers to have sexual contact with individuals under arrest or in custody.

Democratic Rep. David McCrea’s bill would make it a misdemeanor crime for a law enforcement officer to have sexual contact with such individuals. The bill’s set for a Monday public hearing.

The bill also includes individuals who are temporarily detained or being interrogated or questioned.

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