PEPPERELL – The Pepperell Police Department is pleased to announce that Chief David Scott traveled to the White House on Tuesday to participate in a briefing on the Final Report of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing.
Police Chief David Scott would like to remind residents to implement safety procedures before and after opening their pools for the season. The American Red Cross reports that over 200 children drown in backyard swimming pools each year. Don’t become a statistic. Chief Scott recommends that residents: • Per Massachusetts law, have at least a 4-foot-high […]
During the 2014 town census, we asked residents to fill out a paper survey about our department and to return it in the same envelope. (Although a few people questioned how this was “anonymous”, I assure you that no police department personnel were involved in separating the surveys from the census paperwork.) It took us […]
Violent Crime Up, Police Staffing Down in Pepperell The FBI released the nation’s crime statistics for 2013 last week. Pepperell, like the nation, saw a decrease in significant total crime compared to previous years. A decrease in crime is always good news. But where do Pepperell’s statistics compare to neighboring towns? I did some quick […]
We are Back in the Building! Now Get Us Out of Here! We are finally back in the “Public Safety Complex”, which doesn’t really fit its name anymore since our fire department has decided not to return to the building. They are keeping their offices permanently at their Park Street station. In case you missed […]