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. […]
A new Level 3 Sex Offender has registered with the Watertown Police. View this page to see all sex offenders registered with the Watertown Police Department.
The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency has issued the following advisory: There is a system expected to move into the state Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. This system will start off as a mix and then change all to rain. This system is not expected to bring any significant accumulation or pose great travel risks. However […]
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 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Human Resources Division has posted information regarding the next Police Officer entrance exam. For more information click here.