In response to the statewide opiates
overdose epidemic Hopkinton Police Officers have completed training
in the administration of nasal Narcan. Narcan has been issued to
each patrol officers. This action is an effort to enhance officers
abilities to care for patients experiencing an opiate overdose.
Follow this link to see Chief Lee's press release.
Hopkinton Police Department has identified property crime as a high
priority in our community. In response the Police Department has
announced a new campaign to
prevent crime. The Like it - Lock It campaign asks
citizens to take an active role in protecting their property. Most
items stolen from vehicles and in the school or workplace are left
unattended and unsecured. We are asking everyone to partner with us
to prevent property crimes.
Donít make your valuables an easy target!
Lock your vehicle every time.
Donít leave electronics or other valuables visible in
Donít set your items down and trust that no one will
If you use a locker at work, school or the gym, LOCK
Always lock doors and windows
residents of Hopkinton have voted in a solicitor Bylaw. This law
governs the solicitor registration process. Groups who are
interested in soliciting in town can visit the
towns website or stop by the police station to begin the
If you were in an accident and need a
crash report you can visit the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts website to download a copy. The
form contains the instructions on how to complete and file your
Street Lights -
Keep the Lights On!
Street lights are provided by the town in
order to improve safety in the community. Please help us to keep
the lights on. If you notice a light that is out you can report it
directly by calling 800-544-4876.
Is Your House
The emergency services profession has a
saying, "seconds save lives." A
properly numbered house allows responding police and fire personnel
to quickly locate your address. To view some examples of properly
numbered houses visit our
Hopkinton is a very safe town however our
residents are not shielded from identity thieves. Crimes involving
the theft and use of personal information can be devastating to both
your credit and finances. To learn more on how you can protect
yourself refer to our
Identity theft website.
Do you have a
A properly installed house alarm can be an
important part of you home safety plan. However, a faulty system
can be a nuisance to you and a burden on your police and fire
departments. False alarms expend valuable community resources and
can cost you money in fees. Please keep you alarm system well
maintained and update your registration
Preparedness is not only a winter issue.
The extreme weather experienced in the New England region have
demonstrated the importance of thinking ahead. Many examples of
late include isolated weather events that devastate neighborhoods.
These patterns remind us that hurricanes and blizzards are not the
only threat. It doesn't take a lot of money or time to prepare your
home and car. The
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency has a lot of useful
information as does