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Sending Crime Tips

Submitting Crime Tips or Information to the Police There are a number of ways to send crime tips into the Peabody Police department.  Tips can be sent about anything suspicious, or nuisance and criminal activity. Online from your computer If you have a crime tip or issue now or in the future you can

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Posted 3 hours, 41 minutes ago – National Weather Service Severe Thunderstorm Watch 386 is in effect until 9:00 pm EDT For the following locations Ma. Massachusetts counties included are Essex Franklin Hampden Hampshire Middlesex Worcester. There are also expected thunderstorms between now and Friday evening. Recommended actions Excerpted from ready.gov Before: To begin preparing, you should

DOWNTOWN BUSINESS STICKER PROGRAM

PUBLIC NOTICE THE PEABODY POLICE DEPARTMENT WOULD LIKE TO ANNOUNCE THAT  AS OF  SATURDAY , MARCH   1, 2014   THE DOWNTOWN BUSINESS STICKER PROGRAM WILL BE IN EFFECT.  PLEASE PAY STRICT ATTENTION TO ALL POSTED SIGNAGE AND PLEASE FOLLOW REGULATIONS. ANY PARKING VIOLATIONS WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED BY THE PEABODY POLICE.

DOWNTOWN PARKING STICKER PROGRAM

Parking stickers are now on sale and available for purchase Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:30am-4:00pm at   Peabody Police Department Traffic Division 6 Allens Lane Peabody, Ma. 01960 Qualified applicants may purchase stickers for $100 Must be either employed or an employer of a downtown business. LICENSE and REGISTRATION must be shown when purchasing stickers. Also please have a

CYBER INSECURITY

Here are 3 steps to combat cyber attacks   Recently at least 70 million  Target customers had their personal information compromised by a data breach at the well known department store. Cyber attacks are real and becoming more frequent in this day and age. The average citizen must be more vigilant and

Blizzard Warning

A Blizzard Warning has been issued for eastern mass coastline including Peabody until event clears. A Blizzard Warning has been issued for eastern Massachusetts coastline including Peabody until event clears. Take all necessary precautions. Stay indoors if at all possible. Dress accordingly if going outdoors. Visibility will be greatly reduced limiting

snow parking ban Jan 1

The Director of DPS has declared a parking ban on all city streets effective 9:00 PM today due to weather event. The Director of DPS has declared a parking ban on all city streets effective 9:00 PM today due to expected weather related event. Vehicles parking on the public ways are

Scammers sending out fake Target emails

Scammers now adding to Target breach issue. Do not reply to email inquiries re personal data. If you’ve been following the news this holiday season, you’ve probably heard that Target shoppers may have been affected by the recent data breach. Target notified their customers of the breach via email. Unfortunately, scammers follow

Drunken Driving Patrols and Checkpoints

Peabody Police, Massachusetts State Police and other local police agencies will be using a federal grant to add extra patrols and checkpoints looking for drunken drivers.  Read more on Patch http://peabody.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/expect-extra-drunken-driving-patrols-checkpoints-during-holidays-peabody