Meet the Command Staff

Chief Deputy Naldo S. Gagnon

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Welcome to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office official website. My job as Chief Deputy is similar to a Chief Operating Officer of a company in the private sector. I oversee the more than 260 employees and all of the operations of the Sheriff’s Office.  The Sheriff’s Office utilizes a budget of more than $20 million ensuring the safety of our streets and the safe and humane treatment of those remanded to our care. 

The business of law enforcement and corrections is complex and both require a community-involved approach. Working together, we can best serve the needs of the whole community and better utilize our resources truly lowering the crime rate. With many people suffering from mental illness and drug addiction issues in conjunction with the national opioid crisis, we must work together to find real solutions to addiction and resources that can actually help people with mental illness. Incarceration is not the answer for either.

I have over 30 years in law enforcement and I enjoy being an integral part of my community helping people and affecting change. It is my pleasure working with the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office and the citizens of Cumberland County.

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Captain Wayne Pike - Jail Administration

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A Veteran of the US Army Military Police, Captain Pike oversees the administrative support functions of the jail. This includes inmate fund allocation, contracts, grants, and Community Corrections.

He has over 25 years of service with the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office and a Bachelor degree in Criminology from the University of Maine. Captain Pike attended the Maine Corrections Academy, Maine Pre-Service Academy, US Army Military Police Academy, FBI-LEEDA Executive development, and numerous other specialized training.

Captain Steve Butts, Jr.- Jail Operations and Security

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Captain Butts oversees the operations and security of the jail.  This includes daily operations of the jail, intake, and transportation, professional standards, ACA and PREA.

With over 20 years of service to the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, Captain Butts has a Bachelor's degree from Husson University and attended the Roger Williams Police Command School. 

Captain Butts has completed two parts of the FBI-LEEDA trilogy, is an auditor for the American Correctional Association and has completed numerous other specialized training.

Captain Donald Goulet - Criminal Investigations

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Captain Goulet leads the Criminal Investigations Division.  This includes detectives, evidence technicians, polygraphs and internal investigations.

With over 35 years of law enforcement experience, Captain Goulet began his career at the Brunswick Police Department in 1982 and joined the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office in 2006.  He has more than 1600 hours of law enforcement-related training and more than 700 hours in specialized management training.

Captain Craig Smith - Support Services

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Captain Smith leads the Support Services Division. This includes professional standards, CALEA, grants, and training

He completed a 31-year career at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office located in Florida and then joined the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office in 2012.

His training includes numerous advanced and specialized training courses relating to criminal investigations (property crimes, sex crimes, child abuse, and homicide) as well as two advanced leadership courses, the 12-week Administrative Officer’s Course offered through the University of Louisville and the eight-week Certified Public Manager Course through Florida State University. In addition, Captain Smith earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Criminal Justice and his Master’s Degree in Public Administration.

Captain Scott Stewart - Patrol Division

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Captain Stewart leads the Patrol Division. This includes patrol services, canine services, Honor Guard, and marine and dive services.

He began his full-time law enforcement career in 1992 with the Lisbon Police Department until 2015. He worked for the Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office for a year, before joining the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office in 2016. 

Captain Stewart has been a K-9 Handler and has completed various Patrol related trainings.  He is a Certified Drug Recognition Expert and a Police Academy Instructor. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Maine at Augusta and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Boston University.