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Chief of Police
26 Shankpainter Rd.
Tips Line: 508-487-2828
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
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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.
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.
The Provincetown Police Department wants to help you prevent identity theft, one of the fastest-rising crimes. For some helpful pointers, visit the Mass Chiefs of Police website.
Please report any suspected cases of identity theft to the Provincetown Police Department at (508) 487-1213.
Cops in Massachusetts are getting even more serious about drunk driving.Enjoy your stay but please, Drive Sober or get Pulled Over.
Speed Trailer Request
Request a Speed Display Trailer be placed on a street in your neighborhood. Informing drivers of hteir 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.
PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION DRUG DROP BOX
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.
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.
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.