Watertown Chief of Police Reacts to ‘Patriots Day’ Watertown Police Department – On Dec. 14, members of the Watertown Police Department and their families attended the premiere of Patriots Day at the Wang Theater in Boston. They joined survivors of the Boston Marathon attacks and local celebrities on the red carpet to celebrate the movie’s […]
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Citizens Police Academy Returns to Teach Residents about Law Enforcement Watertown Police Department – Over 20 Watertown residents have had the opportunity to get an in-depth look at how the Watertown Police Department operates over the past two months. Sponsored by the WPD, the Citizens Police Academy invites residents to the police station once a […]
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Watertown Students, Police Officers Graduate Nonviolent Conflict Reconciliation Training Watertown High School – Watertown High School – Dozens of Watertown students, teachers, and police officers are now certified to teach others in the community about the principles of nonviolent conflict reconciliation taught by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.. Photo by Dan Hogan A graduation ceremony […]
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District Attorney, Police Chief Warn Seniors of Scamming Senior Center – On August 24th, the Watertown Senior Center hosted a lecture about how to keep seniors safe from a variety of scams. The panel of speakers included fraud investigators from Eastern Bank, a protective services representative from Springwell, Watertown Police Chief Mike Lawn and Middlesex […]
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Kids Get to Know Watertown Officers Over Game of Dodgeball Watertown Boys & Girls Club – Watertown’s youth had the chance to get to know some of Watertown’s police officers over a friendly game of dodgeball. The “Cops & Kids” program is a collaboration between the Boys & Girls Club of Watertown and the Watertown […]
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Community Holds Support Rally for Police Officers Town Hall – A group of Watertown residents organized a support rally for the Watertown Police Department following the deaths of five police officers in Dallas on July 7th. “I want to emphasize the purpose of this is to give a positive message to our Watertown Police. We […]
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Watertown Police Collect 50 Firearms in First Gun Buyback First Parish Church, Watertown – Watertown Police and the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office collected 50 guns on Saturday in Watertown, including an AR-15 assault rifle. The initiative is part of the “Safer Homes, Safer Communities” initiative taking place in Watertown, Cambridge, Somerville, Arlington, and Belmont throughout the […]
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Watertown Implements Narcan Distribution Program Watertown Police Department – Multiple health and public service departments in Watertown are continuing to battle the opioid epidemic that has been affecting Watertown. So far in 2016, there have been nearly 30 drug overdoses, three of those resulting in death. The Watertown Police Department is working with the Fire […]
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