Police Department News & Announcements


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 ››

S.A.F.E. Coalition to host Dr. Ruth Potee

The Franklin S.A.F.E. Coalition will host Dr. Ruth Potee, and her program called "The Adolescent Brain and the Physiology of Addiction",... more ››

Media Release, Double Pedestrian Crash, E Central Street

On Friday February 17th at approximately 5:43pm the Franklin Police responded to a report of two pedestrians struck by a motor vehicle in... more ››

Chief Lynch announces promotions

Chief Thomas Lynch appeared before the Town Council on February 1st to announce a series of promotions within the Franklin Police... more ››