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Mission Statement
Police Department
Contact
Jim Golden
Acting Chief of Police

26 Shankpainter Rd.
Provincetown, MA  02657

Ph: 508-487-1212
Tips Line: 508-487-2828
Fax: 508-487-4077

Emergency: 911
We, the members of the Provincetown Police Department, are committed to providing the utmost of service in the public interest. We do this by:
  • Preserving the peace
  • Promoting safety
  • Protecting constitutional rights
  • Ensuring a comfortable quality of life in our community

Police Logs
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Important Reminder: House Numbers
Make sure your house is clearly marked with numbers that are well-lit at night. This helps both police and fire crews find your house quickly in an emergency.

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SCAM Alerts
This report, which is based upon information from law enforcement and complaints submitted to the IC3, details recent cyber crime trends and new twists to previously-existing cyber scams. Click here for updated information.

Identity Theft
The Provincetown Police Department wants to help you prevent identity theft, one of the fastest-rising crimes. If you are a victim of identity theft or fraud, contact this department to file a report.  Additional steps should be made to prevent further damage or victimization.  If your credit cards or bank accounts have been compromised, immediately notify your financial institutions.

Residents that are victims of identity theft are encouraged to notify at least one of the three major credit reporting agencies and notify them of the incident.  This will help protect your credit if your identity has been compromised.

For comparison and reviews of several ID protection services, visit http://www.reviews.com/identity-theft-protection-services/.

Links to Credit Reporting Agencies:

Equifax

Experian

TransUnion

Social Security Number compromised?

Social Security Administration


Please report any suspected cases of identity theft to the Provincetown Police Department at (508) 487-1212.


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  drunk driving.Enjoy your stay but please, Drive Sober or get 
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Speed Trailer Request
Request a Speed Display Trailer be placed on a street in your neighborhood.  Informing drivers of their current speed may reduce speeds and improve safety.  The speed display trailer can give residents an accurate measure of how fast drivers are going through their neighborhood. Complete the following form.


Traffic Crash Reports Available Online
As a service to our residents the Provincetown Police Department is committed to making traffic crash reports available to those who need them as soon as possible after the occurrence of a crash.  Click for more information. 

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PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION DRUG DROP BOX
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  Provincetown residents will now have a free, safe method to  
  dispose of unused or expired prescription, over-the-counter or
  pet medications, thanks to a new drug collection kiosk installed in
  the police station lobby. 

  

The following Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection guidelines must be adhered to:

  • Only household hazardous waste materials are excepted, this includes unused or expired prescription, over-the-counter or pet medications
  • No business or medical waste is allowed
  • No sharps, mercury thermometers, Epi-pens or needles are accepted
  • The process is completely anonymous and the names and labels may be removed from the packaging
  • All liquid medication must be in sealed containers (Plastic Storage Zip-Lock Bags)

Donate Your Wireless Phone for a Cause
Wireless phones offer a lifeline for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. The phones provided to victims are programmed to call 9-1-1 and the statewide domestic violence hotline.  Wireless phones can be dropped off at the Police Station.

C.C.R.L.E.C.
The Provincetown Police Department is a charter member of the Cape Cod Regional Law Enforcement Council.

The Cape Cod Regional Law Enforcement Council was created in 2002 by the chiefs of police of the fifteen towns on Cape Cod. The purpose of the CCRLEC is to enable its member agencies to share resources during those times that a single agency may not have sufficient resources to respond to unusual occurrences such as natural or man-made disasters, school or workplace violence, aircraft accidents, major police deployments during special events and other situations requiring exceptional police actions.

DEPARTMENT Patch Requests
The Provincetown Police Department receives numerous requests for uniform shoulder patches. Unfortunately, for security reasons, the Provincetown Police Department is unable to provide, through sale or trade, its department patch to other agencies or to collectors.


News Flash - View All
HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHAT IT WAS LIKE TO BE A POLICE OFFICER?
You have a chance to find out by attending the Provincetown Police Department Community Oriented Policing Police Academy. This is a free program that runs on Thursday nights from 6pm to 8:30pm (September 25 to November 13) Read on...
Town of Provincetown
260 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
Ph: (508) 487-7000
Fx: (508) 487-9560