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Overnight Test Trains Along Haverhill Commuter Rail Line

The MBTA will be running the Commuter Rail through Wakefield during the overnight hours to conduct equipment tests.
They will begin on... more ››

No Shave November

No Shave November

You may notice some of our officers starting to look a little "scruffy" this month...Chief Skory has allowed officers to participate in the... more ››

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Congratulations to Officer Pietrantonio

Congratulations to Officer Michael Pietrantonio for being selected as our “Officer of the Quarter.”  Officer Pietrantonio is a Veteran of... more ››

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Coffee With A Cop 10/2

"Coffee with a Cop" Event Chief Steven Skory announces that the Wakefield Police Department will host a “Coffee with a Cop” event on 10/2,... more ››

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Class

The Wakefield Police Department will be holding a Youth Mental Health First Aid Class on October 1st and October 3rd. The class is free of... more ››

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Congratulations to Officer Rossicone

Congratulations to Officer Brett Rossicone for being selected for the most recent "Officer of the Quarter" award.  Officer Rossicone has... more ››

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Officer Perry Retirement

The Wakefield Police Department would like to congratulate Officer Cliff Perry on his retirement that became effective on July 5th. ... more ››

4th of July

Street Closures & Parking Restrictions for July 4th

Please see the attached documents for information about street closures and parking restrictions for the 4th of July. 

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WPD Investigation

Chief Steven Skory and Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan report that the Middlesex District Attorney's Office and Wakefield Police... more ››

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Congratulations to Clinician Jennifer Waczkowski - MA Department of Mental Health Award

Congratulations to Eliot Community Human Services and WPD clinician Jennifer Waczkowski for winning the "Clinical Collaboration with Law... more ››

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radKIDS & Open Gym Classes Being Offered

We're running more "radKids" safety classes and Open Gym events in June & August.These classes fill up quickly, so don't miss out!... more ››

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Memorial Service for Police Officers

A big thanks to Officer Chris Whalen who recently organized the Wakefield Police Relief Association's Memorial Service for officers that... more ››

Retirement

Chief Smith Retiring

After forty-six years in policing and fifteen as Wakefield PD's leader, Chief Rick Smith will be retiring as of Friday May 31st.All of us... more ››

Congratulations Officer Tobyne - "Officer of the Quarter"

Congratulations Officer Tobyne - "Officer of the Quarter"

The Wakefield Police Department congratulates Officer Kelley Tobyne for receiving the most recent "Officer of the Quarter" award for... more ››

Wakefield Little League Parade - Saturday 4/27

Wakefield Little League Parade
Saturday April 27, 2019
1000AM
The Wakefield Police Department has been... more ››

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National Drug Take back Day - Saturday 4/27

The Wakefield Police Department will be participating in the DEA National Take Back Day this coming Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10 AM- 2... more ››

New Officers

Four New Officers Sworn In

The Wakefield Police Department is proud to have four new officers joining its ranks today. Officers Jeanette DeMasi, Mark O'Brien, Michael... more ››

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Lieutenant Steven Skory Named Next Wakefield Police Chief

The Wakefield Police Department is pleased to announce that Lt. Steven Skory will assume the role of police chief upon Chief Richard Smith’... more ››

Meehan Retirement

Officer Richard Meehan Retires

After 40 years in law enforcement we wish Officer Richard Meehan a happy retirement. We thank you for your service.

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