The North Reading Police Department would like to take this opportunity to wish the community a safe, happy and healthy new year. We would also like to send our thanks to all those who reached out to us during this holiday season with good wishes and cheer. Here’s to 2018!
Our friends from the Federal Trade Commission have the following advice for stopping robocalls: Nothing puts a damper on the holidays like unwanted calls interrupting your day. Maybe you’ve gotten one — you answer the phone and hear a recorded message instead of a live person. Internet-powered phone systems have made it cheap and easy […]
BOSTON – Acting United States Attorney William D. Weinreb spoke with members of the media today about Monday’s launch of a state-wide opioid abuse prevention campaign. The initiative, which is co-sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New England Field Division, seeks to inform the public and spur conversation about the dangers and consequences of abusing, […]
Chief Michael P. Murphy reports that the North Reading Police Department is investigating after a resident received a typed letter in the traditional mail on Monday demanding a blackmail payment be made via the digital currency called Bitcoin.
The below letter was sent to a North Reading resident. If you see this letter it is a scam. Please share this information and make sure to discuss this with the elders in your life. First page of scam letter Second page of letter
North Reading Police arrested a man after he drove with heroin in his vehicle and crashed into a utility pole, cutting power to 1,000 homes
The North Reading Police Department is accepting lateral transfer applications for a permanent non Civil Service Police Officer. A full-time Law Enforcement Officer with a minimum of two years full time experience in his/her agency may apply to join the Department as a Lateral Transfer. Applicants must have successfully graduated from a Massachusetts Municipal Police […]
2017 Halloween Safety Tips and Storm Damage Update The Town of North Reading will celebrate Halloween on October 31, 2017. The recommended times for trick or treat are from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Due to the recent storm, the North Reading Police Department is urging parents and trick-or-treaters use extra caution as there is […]
Members of the North Reading Police Department will be participating in First Responder No-Shave November to benefit Home Base
Halloween is right around the corner, here are some safety tips. Halloween Safety Tips