Hired: 1996

Date of Rank: 2002

Email: dsampson{@}police.watertown-ma.gov

Voice mail: 617-972-6547

Current assignment: Community and Staff Development

Sergeant Sampson was appointed to Watertown Police Department in October, 1996. After starting in the night patrol division, he was assigned to the Detective Division’s Prosecution Unit in 2000. In May 2002, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. His current assignment is the Community and Staff Development Division.

The Community and Staff Development Division encompasses several Town-wide initiatives including: The School Resource Officer program, D.A.R.E., Grants, Training, Youth and Safety programs, inter-agency collaborations, Crime Analysis, Web Design, Extra-Duty Assignments, and several other initiatives.

Sergeant Sampson holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice.


Always try to make a positive difference and do your best to leave things better than you found them.

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