On July 10, 2008 the laws pertaining to the use of passenger restraining devices for children in motor vehicles will change. Read more
The Watertown Police received a limited supply of bicycle and skateboard safety helmets under a grant awarded by the Executive Office of Safety and Security. Availibility and sizes are limited and all town residents qualify to receive a free helmet. Sizes range from toddler small to adult meduim and large. If you or a member […]
The Watertown Police Department Honor Guard along with Chief Deveau lead the annual Memorial Day Parade into Watertown Square. View more photographs
Members of the Watertown Police Department, NEMLEC SWAT team and the NEMLEC Regional Communications team utilizing the NEMLEC mobile command post conducted a joint training exercise on May 21, 2008 at the Browne School. It is important for the Watertown Police Department and NEMLEC to practice together to ensure we are prepared when a critical […]
Greyhound Friends presented Mickey Awards to the law enforcement and animal control officers who have helped with the prosecution efforts in the animal cruelty case against Kevin Schneider of Watertown, Mass. (more info)
Over 100 graduates from the Watertown Police Department Citizens’ Police Academy attended the first of several alumni classes. The Academy began in 1996 and has seen 24 classes graduate over 340 students. These classes are being held in the Watertown Savings Bank Meeting Room of the Watertown Free Public Library. Chief Deveau addressing the alumni […]
Two members of the Watertown Police Department were inducted into the Watertown High School Athletic Hall of Fame at the 2008 induction banquet held Friday May 9, 2008. The officers inducted are: Tom Dicker, class of 1996, All Scholastic Football Linebacker and Patricia Grady, class of 1992, All Scholastic Field Hockey Player.
The Watertown Police Department is pleased to welcome four new members. Recruits Kenneth Dinjian, Emily Doss, John Watts and Michael D’Amico start the Police Academy on Monday May 19, 2008. They will be attending the Lowell Police Academy over the next 20 weeks.
The bids for the new Watertown Police Station were opened yesterday (May 7, 2008). The apparent low bid for the building construction came in a nearly $1.5 million below estimate. This construction will include some of the latest in “green” technology including a geothermal heating/cooling system. The Town Council is expected to vote on project […]
Another alert citizen witnessing suspicious activity called the Watertown Police in a timely fashion. On Friday May 2, 2008 at approximately 1236 hours an alert resident of Franklin Street reported a suspicious person on the street. This suspicious person was seen ringing the doorbell to a house and after getting no answer this person then […]