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
or stop by the police station to begin the
If you were in an accident and need a
crash report you can visit the
Massachusetts website to download a copy. The form
contains the instructions on how to complete and file your report.
Street Lights - Keep the Lights
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.
Enforcement - May and June
Traffic Safety continues to be a high
priority. The Hopkinton Police Department utilizes several
approaches in this effort. The two most visible methods are
enforcement and education. In support of the enforcement
component the department participates in the Click-it and Over the
Limit Under arrest Campaigns.
The Governors Highway Safety Bureau funds these mobilizations
through funding handed down from Federal Grants. These funds
are used to put additional officers on the street to target
aggressive and impaired drivers.
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 ready.gov.
Unregistered Vehicles and
The Hopkinton PD will continue their active enforcement of
Chapter 130, Town Bylaws. If you notice
a property with more than one unregistered vehicle or trailer,
please contact Officer Phil Powers at 508.435-2123 x324.
Social Media Advisory from SRO
Officer Phil Powers offers some sound advice
on social media and your children.
Please take a moment
and read some valuable information.
Every day women are victims of violent
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides excellent
information and resources to victims. The Hopkinton Police
Department considers all acts of violence to be of the highest
priority. We are committed to offering immediate assistance
and will connect you to the resources needed to help prevent
future violence. Please don't hesitate to call.
The Hopkinton Police Department is now
publishing the police logs on the towns website. Visit the
Town of Hopkinton website to
read the logs and review arrests.
Officer Robert Bielecki
Town Clerk - Ann M. Click formally swears
in Robert Bielecki as the Hopkinton Police Department's newest Police
Hopkinton Police History
The Hopkinton Police Department is
gathering information and photos related to the department's history.
Any historical data or photos you have would be appreciated. Any photos
can be copied and the originals will be returned. If you think you can
help please email
Hopkinton Police Officer Franny
Thanks to Jaynne Adams
Do you recognize anyone?
Department Photo late 1940's
Patrolman Tom Griffin
Chief Richard A. Flannery
Chief Francis X. Bowker
Follow this link to see more
Is Your House Numbered?
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
Police Department has partnered with
Safe to provide free gun locks to residents. These locks
are available at the Police Station. For more info take
a moment to read the public service
RMV Driver's Manual
The Registry of Motor Vehicles now offers it's Driver's Manual
Online. You can pick up a printed copy at your
local RMV Office.
download it here.