In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Currently, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world converge on Washington, DC to participate in a number of planned events which honor […]
Please join us for a free self defense class for women hosted by the North Reading Police. Classes will be held in June 2019. Please see the attached flyer for more information. RAD Spring 2019 Flyer
Police are calling attention to the startling rise in youth marijuana use and the dangerous rise of a black market for marijuana after arresting a juvenile.
NORTH READING — Chief Michael P. Murphy reports that the suspect from an armed robbery last week is in custody. On Saturday, March 16, at approximately 3:20 a.m., North Reading Police responded to a report of an armed, masked robbery at the 7-Eleven Convenience Store on Main Street. A man entered the store, and brandished […]
Police Advisory Imposters posing as Water Department Personnel The North Reading Police Department is alerting the community of suspicious behavior occurring in several communities close to our area. Wilmington, Methuen, and Dracut have reported similar incidents occurring in their town. In those communities, two to three white males have approached residents, claiming that they worked […]
Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 6, §§178C-178P, the individual who appears on this notification has been designated a Level 3 Sex Offender by the Sex Offender Registry Board. The Board has determined that these individuals have a high risk to re-offend and that the degree of dangerousness posed to the public is such that a substantial […]
NORTH READING — Chief Michael P. Murphy reports that the North Reading Police Department is actively searching for a man who robbed a bank Wednesday afternoon.
NORTH READING — Chief Michael P. Murphy reports that the North Reading Police Department arrested a man today on multiple charges and is continuing to investigate his possible connection to an assault last night on I-93.
The North Reading Police Department was recently awarded a Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Equipment Grant to provide car and booster seats for distribution to North Reading families in need. The Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Office of Grants and Research- Highway Safety Division awarded grants totaling nearly $170,000 to 65 local police […]
After receiving repeated complaints for drivers who are illegally passing school buses while picking up and dropping off students we are reminding the motoring public of the following information; Drivers on both sides of the road need to stop when school buses pick up or drop off children Drivers who ignore a stopped school bus […]