Three Local Towns Receive State Grant for Police Body Cams

DENNIS - Three local towns will benefit from about $2.5 million being made available by the state to fund body-worn cameras for law … [Read more...]

Barnstable Approves Funds to Fill Police Vacancies

BARNSTABLE - The Barnstable Town Council has approved a supplemental appropriation of $142,896 to fund the hiring of eight police officers at its most … [Read more...]

Cross-State Walk Raising Awareness About Police Mental Health

CHATHAM – A police officer is walking across Massachusetts to raise awareness for first responder mental health. Officer Doug Kingsley of … [Read more...]

Yarmouth Approves Full-Time Mental Health Expert for Police Department

YARMOUTH - A request by the Yarmouth Police Department for a full-time Mental Health Clinician to assist with calls has been approved by the Board of … [Read more...]

Truro Man Arrested on Murder Charge

TRURO – A Truro man has been arrested on a murder charge following an incident that saw a regional SWAT team called in for support.  Officials … [Read more...]

Whelan Receives Dennis Patrolmen’s Endorsement in Sherriff Bid

DENNIS - The Dennis Patrolman's Union has endorsed First Barnstable District State Representative Tim Whelan (R) in the race for Barnstable County … [Read more...]

Biden Seeking $37B for Fighting Crime, Hiring More Police

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Joe Biden is proposing to spend roughly $37 billion for fighting and preventing crime. The Democratic president's new … [Read more...]

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...]
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