On Friday June 13, 2008 the Watertown Police conducted a sobriety checkpoint in conjunction with the Massachusetts State Police Troop “H”. The Middlesex Sheriff’s Department provided prisoner transportation from the checkpoint. The checkpoint operated from 11PM to 3AM. A total of 372 vehicles went through the checkpoint, 24 of those were flagged for further investigation. […]
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 will again participate in the state-wide Click-It or Ticket mobilization that starts on May 14th and continues through June 4th. During these dates the Police Department will deploy additional personnel to high volume traffic areas where motorists who are not wearing seat belts AND who commit a traffic infraction will be stopped […]
Motorists using roads entering and leaving Watertown Square are likely to see a “significant” Police presence during the rush hour traffic periods. The Traffic Division will be scheduling additional patrols in the area of Watertown Square to alleviate some of the traffic congestion caused by gridlock and red light violations. Many drivers are unaware that […]
Watertown Police Officers will suspend enforcement of Traffic Rules and Orders Article V section 5 “No All Night Parking” on April 1, 2008. Article V section 5 states “No person shall allow, permit or suffer any vehicle registered in his/her name, other than one acting in an emergency, to be parked on any street for […]
As of Sunday 02/24/2008 at about 1600 hours/4PM the traffic signal lights in Watertown Square are repaired and working properly.
A motor vehicle accident occured in Watertown Sq. early Sunday morning 02/24/2008 that knocked out the working signal lights in Watertown Sq. The signal lights will be on flash and police will be monitoring the intersection. Delays are expected and motorists should make plans accordingly.
On Thursday January 17, 2008 at 7:11 PM, Watertown Police and Fire Departments responded to the intersection of Arsenal St and Beechwood Ave on a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Preliminary investigation found that a 57 year old male Newton resident was struck by a Ford Taurus operated by an 82 […]
The all night parking ban takes effect November 25, 2007. It is scheduled to be lifted on April 1, 2008 (weather permitting). Further information is available on our website