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 […]
At approximately 1212 hours on Thursday May 1, 2008 an alert Patten Street resident notified Watertown Police of suspicious activity. This alert citizen had observed two individuals walking down the street, a short time later these same two individuals were observed walking on the street again but this time they were carry bags. They threw […]
On Saturday April 26, 2008 police made two arrests in connection with the bank robbery at Watertown Savings Bank, 739 Main Street, on Friday April 25th. Watertown Police Detectives reviewed the surveillance photos and were able to identify the suspect as former Watertown resident Christopher Grace. Police discovered that Grace had an outstanding warrant for […]
On Friday April 25th at approximately 2 pm a robbery was reported at the Watertown Savings Bank at 739 Main St. Suspect is described as a white male in his 30′s. He was described as being approximately 5-10, 160 lbs, with short dark hair, wearing a black T-shirt and pants. A note was passed and […]
Click on the picture to see more of Lieutenant McElroy’s last roll call.
Chief Edward P. Deveau has accepted the retirement of Lieutenant Robert J. McElroy. In his letter notifying the Chief of his pending retirement Lt. McElroy stated “It has been an honor and a privilege to serve the people of Watertown as a member of the Watertown Police Dept. I will be forever grateful for having […]