Falmouth Select Board Approves Police Firearm Disposal Rule

FALMOUTH – The Falmouth Select Board recently approved a policy on how to handle surplus police weapons that are no longer in use. Peter … [Read more...]

Xiarhos Announces School Resource Officer Legislation

HYANNIS – Fifth Barnstable State Representative Steven Xiarhos (R - Barnstable) is filing legislation that would create an option for districts … [Read more...]

Life Imitates Art: “Jaws” Extra Named Oak Bluffs Police Chief

OAK BLUFFS (AP) - A man who as a child had a brief but key role in “Jaws” has been named police chief on Martha's Vineyard, where the 1975 movie was … [Read more...]

Cape Cod Fire, Police Departments Granted Money for AEDs

BOSTON - Governor Charlie Baker has announced that hundreds of cities and towns in Massachusetts, including several on Cape Cod, will benefit from … [Read more...]

Gunman Opens Fire on Brooklyn Subway; At Least 10 Shot

NEW YORK (AP) - At least 10 people were shot and eight others injured when a gunman filled a rush-hour subway train with smoke and opened fire Tuesday … [Read more...]

Ceremony of Nero’s Law Signing Taking Place Tuesday

WEST YARMOUTH - A ceremonial signing of Nero's Law by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker will be held at the Yarmouth Police Department on Tuesday, … [Read more...]

12 State Police Members Fired for Not Getting COVID Vaccine

BOSTON (AP) - 11 Massachusetts State Police troopers and one sergeant have been fired for not getting vaccinated against COVID-19 as required by an … [Read more...]

Private Investigator Says Drug Kingpin Targeted David Ortiz in 2019

BOSTON (AP) - Private investigators hired by David Ortiz say a Dominican drug trafficker who was jealous of Ortiz and felt disrespected by him had … [Read more...]

Capitol Police Chief Says Force Sure ‘To Get Tested Again’

WASHINGTON (AP) - A year after the January 6 attack, the new chief of the U.S. Capitol Police says the force is sure "to get tested again” and will be … [Read more...]

Local Police Receive $120,000 to Integrate Mental Health Services

HYANNIS - A total of $120,000 has been secured by regional lawmakers to help integrate mental health services with Barnstable and Yarmouth Police … [Read more...]

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