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Tax Season Safety Tips

Tax Season Safety Tips

Chief Richard E. Smith and the Wakefield Police Department would like to offer a few tips on how to best keep your personal information... more ››

Officer Shawn Conway - Officer of the Quarter

Officer Shawn Conway - Officer of the Quarter

Congratulations to Officer Shawn Conway for being selected for the most recent "Officer of the Quarter" award.  Officer Conway has been... more ››

Marijuana Talk Kit - What you need to know to talk with your teen about marijuana

Marijuana Talk Kit - What you need to know to talk with your teen about marijuana

The attached Marijuana Talk Kit is a great resource to help parents talk with their child about marijuana. 

School Resource Officers' Safety Message

School Resource Officers' Safety Message

School Resource Officers Michael Pietrantonio, Kelley Tobyne, and Jason Skillings have put together the attached safety message for parents...

Take Care of Your Pets During Cold Weather

The Wakefield Police Department would like to remind pet owners that the extreme winter weather conditions we have been... more ››

snow storm

January 4th Snow Storm

For any snow related issues requiring the assistance of the Wakefield DPW during the January 4th snow storm, please call... more ››

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training 1/22 & 1/24

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training 1/22 & 1/24

The Wakefield Police Department will be holding a Youth Mental Health First Aid Class on January 22 and January 24. The class is free of... more ››

"RAD Kids" Safety Class

"RAD Kids" Safety Class December 26-29

The December RAD Kids class is full.We're running another "RAD Kids" safety class in December.The last class... more ››

Coyotes in Wakefield

Coyotes in Wakefield

With the recent concerns about coyotes in town, Animal Control Officer Ken Stache has put together a list of helpful questions and answers.

No Shave November

No Shave November

You may notice some of our officers looking a little "scruffy" this month...Chief Smith has allowed our officers to participate in the "No... more ››

Congratulations Officer Lyons

Congratulations Officer Lyons

Congratulations to Officer Joe Lyons who was recently selected as the “Officer of the Quarter” for his consistently strong performance. ... more ››

WPD Officers Read to Students

WPD Officers Read to Students

WPD School Resource Officers spent some time reading to elementary students this week. Thanks to all who gave them such a warm welcome!

WPD Awarded "Certification" Status

WPD Awarded "Certification" Status

On October 12, 2017, the Wakefield Police Department received state Certification from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission... more ››

Wakefield Police Provide Halloween Safety Tips

Wakefield Police Provide Halloween Safety Tips

WAKEFIELD – As Halloween quickly approaches, Chief Richard E. Smith and the Wakefield Police Department want to remind families of several... more ››

"Coffee with a Cop" Event Friday

"Coffee with a Cop" Event Friday

WAKEFIELD -- Chief Rick Smith announces that the Wakefield Police Department will host a “Coffee with a Cop” event this week, and all are... more ››

Wakefield Police Launch App Aimed at Reducing Opioid Overdoses and Deaths

Wakefield Police Launch App Aimed at Reducing Opioid Overdoses and Deaths

WAKEFIELD -- Chief Rick Smith announces that the Wakefield Police Department has implemented a new online application targeted at reducing... more ››

Back to School Safety

Wakefield Police Department Offers Back to School Safety Tips

Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 617-993-0003
Email: john@jgpr.net

Body Found in Lake Quannapowitt

Body Found in Lake Quannapowitt

Chief Rick Smith and Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan report that the Wakefield Police and the Massachusetts State Police are... more ››

Wakefield July 4th Events

Wakefield July 4th Events

The Wakefield Police Department wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable 4th of July!The events for the day... more ››

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