Remembering Chief Deputy Mathew Baker


Sheriff Maurice R. Ouellette and the members of the York County Sheriff's Office sadly announce the passing of Chief Deputy Mathew Baker. Chief Deputy Baker passed away with his family at his side on Monday, November 19, 2012 after a battle with cancer.

Mathew Baker began is law enforcement career in July of 1978 as a Reserve Officer for the Town of Kennebunk. On June 4, 1979 he was promoted to the position of Patrolman with theKennebunk Police Department. He rose through the ranks of the Kennebunk Police Department and was ultimately appointed Chief of Police on December 29, 2000. Chief Baker served as the top leader of the Kennebunk Police Department until he was appointed Chief Deputy with the York County Sheriff's Office by Sheriff Ouellette on January 1, 2007.

Chief Deputy Baker served as the number two in command until his passing. Chief Deputy Baker was the administrator for Police Services, Corrections and Civil Process.


Chief Deputy Mathew Baker - Reserved