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Welcome Message from Chief Richard E. Smith
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It is my pleasure as the Chief of Police to welcome you to the Wakefield, Massachusetts Police Department.
Wakefield, Massachusetts is located approximately ten miles north of Boston. Wakefield covers seven square miles and is populated by approximately 25,000 residents.
Our department is comprised of 41 sworn officers, assigned to different areas of responsibility and supported by one non-sworn personnel. The members of the Wakefield Police Department are committed to excellence in policing. We are a full service police agency that believes in community policing as a philosophy and as a way of life.

We hope to strengthen this partnership through the World Wide Web and this web site. The Wakefield Police Department welcomes your comments as we strive to better use this technology to deliver efficient and effective police services.


Chief Rick Smith
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            Chief Richard E. Smith


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