Chief of Police
26 Shankpainter Rd.
Tips Line: 508-487-2828
We, the members of the Provincetown Police Department, work in partnership with our community to provide a tranquil quality of life. We acknowledge the uniqueness of our town and tailor our ability to support its needs by providing traditional and non-traditional services. Furthermore, to uphold the citizens' trust we foster an environment of accountability, integrity, respect, and diversity.
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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.
Rental Scam Alert
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:
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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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.