David Sampson

Traffic Division
Title: Sergeant, Traffic Division Commander
Phone: 617-972-6547
Sergeant David Sampson

About Sergeant Sampson
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:
  • Crime Analysis
  • D.A.R.E.
  • Extra-Duty Assignments
  • Grants
  • Inter-agency collaborations
  • The School Resource Officer program
  • Training
  • Web Design
  • Youth and Safety programs
Sergeant Sampson holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice.

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



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