Scot Mattox retired in September 2013 as a Sergeant with the Portland Police Department after 26 years in law enforcement. During his career, he held several positions within the police department including Patrol Sergeant, Directed Patrol and Tactical Enforcement Sergeant, and Internal Affairs Investigator. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology; a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Management; a Juris Doctor from the University of Maine School of Law; and is currently a member in good standing of the Maine Bar as well an Adjunct Instructor in Criminology, Juvenile Justice, and Law Enforcement Ethics for St. Joseph’s College of Maine.
After leaving Portland PD, Mr. Mattox worked as a Hearings Examiner for the Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles for a year before taking a position as Maine’s first Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor (TSRP) contracted through a grant from the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety (MeBHS). Currently, Mr. Mattox is the owner and CEO of Dirigo Safety, LLC where he continues TSRP contract work for MeBHS; as well as overseeing Dirigo Safety’s contract work with the Maine Center for Disease Control’s for Administrative Oversight of the Enforcement of Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) grant.
Dirigo Safety, LLC is the primary vendor for the Maine Criminal Justice Academy as Lesson Plan Writers for the Basic Law Enforcement Training Program. Dirigo also conducts law enforcement in-service training in Maine and several New England States.