Excellence and Dedication


We understand that our appearance, words, and demeanor contribute to the public’s confidence in us. We are responsive to our citizens, and deliver services promptly and efficiently. We will partner with the community to solve problems and improve public safety in a manner that is fair and consistent.

Worthy of the public’s trust

Honor & Integrity

We are committed to the enforcement of federal, state, and local laws and the preservation of order and property. Our Officers protect lives, defend civil liberties, and secure the safety of fellow citizens. We understand that making a difference in the quality of life is an opportunity that policing provides.

Preparing for the future

Training & Teamwork

We stay aware of new procedures, legal issues, specialized training, and innovative topics in modern policing through regular training. We abide by a specific code of ethics, and hold department members accountable. We work collectively to solve problems and serve the community.

Our Police Department

Boxford MA

The town of Boxford is located approximately 20 miles North of Boston off Route 95. Currently the Boxford Police Department serves a population of 8,200 residents, and is made up of approximately 24 full time and reserve officers. 7 Dispatchers and a clerk also work out of the headquarters building. The building was completed in 2012.

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UPDATE - Here is an updated image of the man we are seeking. He attempted to lure 2 young girls into his vehicle. Contact us with info. pic.twitter.com/GsSQUJvqqD

Last month from Boxford Police's Twitter via Twitter Web Client

Boxford Police Department shared U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)'s How to Avoid Rip Currents This Summer. ...

The U.S. Coast Guard has responded to many #ripcurrent-related incidents at beaches in the U.S. so far this summer. As many Americans will be at the beach this #FourthofJuly weekend, know how to spot a rip current, how to get out of one, and how to steer clear of them in the first place. #USCG video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki

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