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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 […]

19th Citizen Police Academy Class Graduates

19th Citizen Police Academy Class Graduates I would like to extend congratulations to all of the graduates from our 19th Citizen Police Academy class which graduated on Tuesday evening, December 8, 2015. I am sure that all of the graduates will tell their family, friends and neighbors that they now know what it takes to […]

New Recruits Added To The Reserve Force…

The Southwick Police Department is pleased to announce the addition of two new recruits added to our reserve force last evening at the Board of Selectman’s meeting. Chief of Police David A. Ricardi and his senior staff sifted through a number of resumes and conducted several interviews, narrowing the field down to Garret Parker of […]


DONATION to SOUTHWICK POLICE K-9 FUND APPRECIATED This past Saturday evening, November 7, 2015, the members from Southwick VFW Post 872 held a Spaghetti and Chicken Dinner to benefit our K-9 program. There was a great response from the Community and as a result the members of the VFW Post 872 were able to donate […]

Support your Police Department

Support your Police Department In the event you haven’t heard or aren’t aware the Town of Southwick Republican Town Committee recently announced a new Town wide campaign. The Committee is asking the residents of Southwick to show their support for the Police Department and its Officers by placing a sign on their lawn, which states […]