The U.S. Department of Justice has recently announced and detailed funding under the Recovery Act. The Watertown Police Department has been allocated a grant in the amount of $27,540. The stated purposes of the Recovery Act are to preserve and create jobs and promote economic recovery. One of the requirements under this grant is that […]
A good Samaritan found a purse on the sidewalk in front of Saint Patrick Church on Monday March 23, 2009. This found property was turned in to the Police Department. The purse contained a wallet, Massachusetts Identification Card, Social Security Card, personal papers and $1039.00 in cash. Officer Joseph Reynolds was able to locate the […]
Lt. Hanrahan graduated from law school in May of 2008 and sat for the two-day bar examination in July. In December Lt. Hanrahan was sworn in as an attorney at The Great Hall in Fanuel Hall. Lt. Hanrahan has been with the Watertown Police Department since July of 1997 and represents the many hardworking and […]
Chief Edward P. Deveau reports that our officers are in position on Constitution Avenue by the Washington Monument. It is great to know Officers Richard Munger, Kevin McManus and Mark Leitner are part of a 85 man team protecting our new president. Yesterday they were sworn in as US Marshalls and are working today under […]
Officers Richard Munger, Mark Leitner and Kevin McManus will be traveling to Washington DC this Sunday through Wednesday. They will part of an 85 officer NEMLEC Regional Response TeamÂ working under the direction of the District of Columbia Police Department. They will be assigned to various security deploymentsÂ thoughout the city during the Presidential Inauguration.
Thursday night 01/07/2009:freezing temperatures are causing icy road surfaces and hazardous driving conditions.Â Motor vehicle operators are advised to use extreme caution until thawing and DPWÂ road treatment improves the situation.Â
A shooting, that occurred in Belmont, was initially reported at the Watertown Police Station around noon on Tuesday December 16, 2008.Â Four individuals came into the Police Station lobby and reported their vehicle had been shot at several times in Belmont. Shortly after a police radio broadcast of the description ofÂ a vehicle wanted in connection with […]
The Whooley Foundation is a non-profit organization that was founded in the memory of John â€œSonnyâ€ Whooley a Watertown Police Officer, resident, father and husband. He loved the community and served it for over thirty years as a Watertown Police Sergeant. He always had a special place in his heart for those less fortunate than […]
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Human Resources Division has posted information regarding the next Police Officer entrance exam. For more information click here.
MEDFORD – Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone is warning all residents, especially seniors, of a telephone scam that is occurring in many communities. Â The foreign lottery scam recently targeted one Medford man and one Cambridge man, who both lost thousands of dollars each. Â The lottery scam is conducted by a third party who […]