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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

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 […]

Spaghetti & Chicken Supper Fundraiser To Benefit Southwick Police K-9 Program

Our local Southwick VFW, located at 151 Point Grove Road, will again be hosting their annual benefit for our Southwick Police K-9 Program. The donations from this benefit will go to defraying some of the everyday expenses associated with the program. The benefit with take place on Saturday, November 7, 2015, from 4 to 7 […]

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 […]

PEDESTRIANS HAVE THE RIGHT OF WAY

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 […]