Our hearts are heavy and thoughts and prayers are with the Island Community and the town of Southwest Harbor with the passing Friday morning, October 16th of Southwest Harbor Police Chief Alan Brown. We extend our deepest condolences to the Chief's friends and family

As reported by Fox 22, Ellsworth Police stated that Chief Brown was helping family working on a deck at a family camp on Green Lake in Ellsworth, when he suffered a possible heart attack.

Family members and emergency medical personnel who responded gave Brown CPR, to no avail. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Chief Brown had been the Southwest Harbor Police Chief since 2015. He was 51

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