Officer George Hoffman attended his last roll call this morning. He was hired on May 5, 1969 and served as a K9 officer and motorcycle officer during his tenure.
On Tuesday June 2, 2009, at 1108 hours, police responded to 990 Belmont St. on a report of a possible attempted abduction. The caller was a third party caller. The initial call was that a male in the area of the Watertown High School attempted to coerce a female student into his vehicle. Because of […]
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Please take the time to read this warning from Middlesex District Attorney Gerald Leone.
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 […]
On Saturday March 14, 2009 at approximately 1:42 PM a three vehicle collision occurred at the intersection of Church and Summer streets. Arriving officers found a heavily damaged vehicle on its roof and expected the worst. Officer Richard Munger crawled inside the overturned vehicle certain he was dealing with traumatic injuries to the occupants. To […]
The Watertown Police Department has concluded the investigation in regards to the incident between the two scorekeepers during the Watertown High and Lexington High basketball game on Monday 2/2/09. The WPD was able to obtain a video of the incident. The video shows an argument between the two scorekeepers. The Watertown scorekeeper then removes a […]
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.
On January 8, 2009, at 2119 hours, Watertown Police and Fire Departments responded to Mt Auburn St and Bates Rd on a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. The pedestrian was crossing Mt Auburn St in dark clothing and was struck by a 2001 Ford Taurus traveling westbound on Mt Auburn St. […]