Police Department News & Announcements

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Franklin Police Awarded Grant to Enhance Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety

Franklin, Massachusetts – Franklin Police was recently awarded a grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety and... more ››

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Franklin Police Increase Enforcement of Seat Belt Law In Effort to Save Lives

Franklin, Massachusetts – The Franklin Police Department, in partnership with the Highway Safety Division of the Executive... more ››


Sergeant Smith Completes First Line Supervisor Training at Roger Williams University

BRISTOL, R.I., April 20, 2018- The Justice System Training and Research Institute at Roger Williams University in Bristol... more ››

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2018 Franklin Police DARE Camp

The Franklin Police 2018 DARE Camp will take place July 23-27. The camp is open to youth entering grades 6, 7 and 8.  The application is... more ››

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Franklin Police Internet Exchange Zone

Do you use Internet exchange sites like Craigslist, Facebook, or other online social media sites to buy and sell goods? Having a safe place... more ››

One Mind Campaign

Franklin Police Pledge to IACP's ONE MIND Campaign

Police Response to Persons Affected by Mental Illness: One Mind Campaign

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Media Release - Sculpture Park

Franklin, Massachusetts - The Franklin Police Department has concluded its investigation into the missing Sculpture from... more ››

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Chief Lynch graduates from FBI National Academy

U.S. Department of JusticeFederal Bureau of InvestigationDecember 15th, 2017 

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“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign


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Winter Parking Ban

Winter Storm Overnight Parking Ban Effective from October 15 to April 15.

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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 ››

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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 ››

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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 ››

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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 ››

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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 ››