Police Department News & Announcements

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Franklin Police join Home Base First Responder No-Shave November Campaign

The Franklin Police Department will join other area departments in the 3rd annual No-Shave November Campaign. November 1, 2017 is the... more ››

Detective MacLean

Detective MacLean receives AAA Traffic Safety Hero Award

Detective Joe MacLean was recently presented with the AAA Traffic Safety Hero Award. His nomination by Operations Division commander Lt.... more ››

car break in

Franklin Police warn of recent car breaks

The Franklin Police Department has seen a quick rise in the number of reported car break ins in the Kennedy School District. However these... more ››


Media Release: Franklin Police Detectives make drug arrest

September 22, 2017 Franklin, Massachusetts – On September 21st, 2017 Franklin Police Detectives placed under... more ››

Sergeant Johnson

Franklin Police Sergeant volunteers at camp for physical and developmental disabilities

During the third week of August every summer Sergeant Brian Johnson uses a week of vacation time to volunteer at a special camp in New... more ››

Franklin Police welcomes new officer

The Franklin Police Department is excited to announce the hiring of Leeanne Baker as our newest officer. Officer Baker comes to Franklin... more ››

Drive Sober

Franklin Police receive grant to get impaired drivers off the road

FRANKLIN POLICE RECEIVE GRANT TO GET IMPAIRED DRIVERS OFF THE ROAD“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign Educates Drivers on  ... more ››



As you drive by the Franklin Police station, and all around town, you may see yard signs that read #2069. This is the number of people in... more ››

Citizens Police Academy

 Franklin PD and Lifelong Community Learning Announce Partnership

Operation Chill

Franklin Police participate in "Operation Chill"

Operation Chill® is 7-Eleven® stores’ community relations program designed to reduce crime and enhance relations among 7-Eleven stores,... more ››


Media Release: Armed Robbery at DB Mart

Media Release June 27, 2017 Franklin, Massachusetts – On June 26th, 2017 at approximately 7:56hrs... more ››

Sgt Brigham completes course

Franklin Police Officers Complete Advanced Training

Franklin, Massachusetts -     Sergeant William Brigham, evening patrol division shift supervisor, recently completed an... more ››


Pedestrian Safety Enforcement


Letter from Chief Lynch to the community of Franklin

May 26, 2017

Elm Street Construction Detour

Construction Detour NoticeStarting this week construction will begin on replacing water mains on Elm Street, and Partridge Street.

Media Release, Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

April 10, 2017 This week we celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.  

Media Release, Stewart Street Update

Franklin, Massachusetts -     As a result of an investigation which started on 3/15/2017 at 84 Stewart Street the Franklin... more ››

Franklin Police to participate in Statewide distracted driving enforcement initiative

The Franklin Police Department will conduct a series of patrols designed to reduce the number of crashes, fatalities, and injuries caused... more ››


This years the Franklin Police DARE CAMP will run from July 31st to August 4th. Information, and the application are... more ››

Media Release, Stewart Street

On March 15, 2017 at approximately 8:00am the Franklin Fire Department responded to 84 Stewart Street in the Town of Franklin for a medical... more ››