Updates on Police Department’s Immigration Policy, Common Street Rotary, and More from Recent Budget Hearings Town Hall – Each year around this time, the Town Council holds special budget hearings with the heads of all the town departments. During these hearings, each department makes a presentation about its accomplishments from the past year as well […]
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Hundreds Run in the Rain for Police Department’s Fifth Annual Finish Strong 5K Road Race Tufts Health Plan- Over 700 runners braved the elements on Sunday, April 29, for the Watertown Police Department’s fifth annual Finish Strong 5K. The race was established on the anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombings and subsequent manhunt for the […]
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Citizens, Police, Attorneys and Students Have Open Conversation About Immigration in Watertown Watertown Free Public Library – The Refugee Support Group of Watertown sponsored an event on Jan. 28 called “US Immigration Challenge: How to Create Meaningful Dialogue in Our Community.” Featured speakers included an immigration attorney, a member of the Watertown Police Department, and […]
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Watertown Police Officer Involved in 2013 Shootout with Marathon Bombers Argues with Presenters Claiming Bombers’ Innocence Watertown Free Public Library – At a presentation conducted by Dr. Mary Maxwell, her and members of the audience presented evidence that they believe indicates that convicted Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his brother Tamerlan are innocent of […]
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Police Chief Makes Statement About Working with Immigrants in Watertown Hellenic Cultural Center – At the Unity Breakfast held on Martin Luther King Day, Watertown Police Chief Michael Lawn spoke about a forthcoming policy that will guide how Watertown police officers work with immigrants. Reportedly, this policy will apply to both un-documented and undocumented immigrants. […]
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Watertown Community Donates Thousands of Items for Hurricane Harvey Relief Watertown Police Department- In the wake of the devastation caused in Houston by Hurricane Harvey, the Watertown Police Department began collecting items such as blankets, pet food, and food to send to people affected by the storm. The endeavor is being organized by Watertown Police […]
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Police Chief Aims to Continue Community Policing Initiatives, Receives Praise from Councilors Town Hall – On Saturday, May 20, Watertown Police Chief Michael Lawn outlined the police department’s budget for the upcoming year at a budget hearing at Town Hall. Chief Lawn told the Town Council that one of his primary goals is for his […]
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Fourth Annual Finish Strong Road Race Dedicated Firefighter Joseph Toscano Tufts Health Plan – One year after the Boston Marathon attack which was followed by the manhunt and shootout in Watertown, the Watertown Police Department started the finish strong 5K road race to raise money for community policing efforts in town. In the following years, […]
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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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