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Massachusetts Fireworks Laws

Massachusetts Fireworks Laws The 4th of July Holiday is less than 2 weeks away. This is a holiday that traditional brings about the illegal use of fireworks throughout our Community and others. Our Officers as usual will be enforcing the laws where possible. Our main focus is to make sure that everyone has a safe […]

20th Citizen Police Academy Graduates

Well it is over, our 20th Citizen Police Academy graduated this past Tuesday evening (05/03/2016) after spending eight (8) weeks learning about different facets of our Department and what the Officers do to on a daily basis to best serve their community. We have now educated over 450 citizens on all of the services their […]


The Southwick Police Department has taken a complaint from a citizen who reported that they received a telephone call from an unknown person requesting donations on behalf of the local and State Police. The public should be aware that the Southwick Police Department and Massachusetts State Police do not request donations via phone from town […]


SPECIAL PRESENTATION THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY’S OFFICE and SOUTHWICK POLICE DEPARTMENT PRESENT: Keeping Children Safe and Secure Online: A Project Safe Childhood Presentation for Parents Wednesday, March 23, 2016 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Southwick-Tolland-Granville Regional High School 93 Feeding Hills Road The Presentation will include a variety of topics including: SOCIAL MEDIA 101 DIGITAL […]

20th Citizen Police Academy

Southwick Police Department 20th Citizen Police Academy I am proud to announce that will be conducting out twentieth (20th) Southwick Police Department Citizens’ Police Academy starting on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. The Citizens’ Police Academy is an eight (8) week program designed to show Southwick residents, first-hand information on how their Police Department works. The […]


NARCAN CONTINUES TO BE BENEFICAL IN SOUTHWICK – SAVE #2 We are pleased that we have been able to make a difference in the lives of two families in the past 7 days. We are asking those who witness an overdose or are aware of an individual who may be in an overdose state NOT […]


Second Overdose In A Matter of Days….. Shortly after midnight last night officers were dispatched to Eagle Street for the report of a 30 yr. old unresponsive male. Calling party informed Dispatcher LaBombard that this was the result of an apparent Heroin overdose. Officers Westcott and Krutka were the first to arrive and found the […]

First Save with Naloxone (Narcan)

Today, we saw proof that our proactive decision to carry Naloxone (Narcan) was a step in the right direction as a resident of our community was saved due to this Opioid antagonist being administered to an unresponsive female. This morning at 08:40 hrs, Southwick Police officers along with the Southwick Fire Department ambulance responded to […]

Southwick Police Announce Deployment of Intranasal Naloxone (Narcan) Effective January 29, 2016

As we are all aware deaths from heroin and other opiate painkillers have not only soared nationally but in the vast majority of municipalities in Massachusetts. We have witnessed over the past five (5) years that more Police Departments are equipping their Police Officers with Naloxone (Narcan) to administer at an “overdose” call.  Naloxone, commonly […]

Town of Southwick, Snow Related Town By-Laws and Enforcement Fines

Topic: Education and Enforcement of Town By-Laws related to snow removal and Winter Recreational vehicles, etc. Summary: The snow is on the horizon and in-turn so will the citizen complaints pertaining to a number of issues related to snow removal and winter recreation. This “training bulletin” will serve as a guide and education tool for […]