Callie Ferguson

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Callie Ferguson is an enterprise and investigative reporter for the Bangor Daily News, the only independent statewide daily newspaper in Maine. She writes about criminal justice, police and housing. She is particularly interested in the operations of Maine county jails, rural law enforcement and the state's housing affordability crisis.

In 2018, the Maine Press Association awarded her the Bob Drake Young Writers Award for her coverage of a 10-year-old girl's murder at the hands of her parents, the first line-of-duty killing of a Maine sheriff's deputy in 30 years, and her investigation of a police chief in Maine's northernmost county.

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