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2015 Halloween Safety Tips

Fall is upon us and as you know it is that time of year where many people both young and old put on their best costumes to head out to celebrate Halloween. To ensure that this Halloween is a day of fun-filled event the members of the Southwick Police Department would like to offer our […]


Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Law, Chapter 89, Section 11 states that the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right of way, slowing down or stopping if needed, as to yield to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within a crosswalk. Whoever violates and provisions of this section shall be punished by a fine of one hundred […]

Southwick Police Department 19th Citizen Police Academy

I am proud to announce that will be conducting out nineteenth (19th) Southwick Police Department Citizens’ Police Academy starting on Tuesday, October 13, 2015. 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 classes will be held once a week […]


SPEED ENFORCEMENT I am asking residents who are concerned with speeding motor vehicles in their neighborhoods to call Sergeant Kirk Sanders at 569-5348 ext. 624 to request a traffic enforcement post in your neighborhood. Although having a Police Officer running radar on your street may deter would be traffic offenders, it will not eliminate their […]


The members of Southwick Police Department are proud to serve the citizens of our Community and especially those in our elderly population. Our senior citizens can too often fall victim to neglect and abuse from others, including family members. Our Officers have all been trained to investigate crimes that affect our senior community. We work […]

Domestic & Sexual Violence

Department Philosophy We believe no one deserves to be abused or physically assaulted. The Officers of this Department pride themselves in doing everything in their power to combat physical and sexual abuse. All Officers understand that the citizens of Southwick and visitors of our community have a right to live and visit without fear, abuse, […]

2015 July 4th Message from the Chief……..

  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. Our Officers will be enforcing the laws where possible. Our main focus is to make sure that everyone has a safe and enjoyable holiday. The […]

18th Citizen Police Academy Class Graduates

18th Citizen Police Academy Class Graduates Congratulations to all of the members of our 18th Citizen Police Academy class who graduated on Monday evening, May 5, 2015 after participating in the eight week program. The graduates now having a better understanding of what it takes to be a Police Officer as well as learning what […]


We at the Southwick Police Department are pleased to announce that the “Massachusetts Police Work Dog Association” honored our K-9 team with a prestigious award at their annual training conference this week at the Westover Air Force facility. Officer Thomas L. Krutka and his K-9 partner, Jax, were recognized as being the “Narcotic Detection Team […]

IRS SCAM & “Swatting” Incident

IRS SCAM & “Swatting” Incident Our Department has received a few complaints from citizens who have received telephone calls from an individual who portrays to be an IRS Agent. If you receive a call from such an individual you should immediately hang-up. DO NOT get involved in a conversation with this individual who will most […]