The Cops and Kids after school program began at the Watertown Middle School in 1997, operating through a Byrne Grant administered by the Executive Office of Public Safety. This grant funded the program during the first four years, after that time the Police Department assumed the cost of running the program.

Throughout the time this program has run, hundreds of middle school students have participated in the various program offerings:

Intramural sports

  • Flag Football
  • Floor Hockey
  • Dodge ball
  • Basketball

Enrichment programs

  • Homework clubs
  • Computer Lab
  • Junior Citizen’s Police Academy

Community Outreach

  • Kids Who Care
Grades Eligible
Contact Officer
Babysitter Certification 6th through 9th grades Officer Sheila Grady-Duguay
Girls and Goals 6th through 9th grades Officer Patricia Grady
Dodgeball Middle School Officer Kenneth Swift