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Barnstable Police News & Events



Property Ordinance Updates
05/10/13

All property owners, both commercial and residential, rental and owner occupied, should be aware of the updates to the Ch. 133 Anti-Noise Ordinance and the recently enacted Ch. 160 Chronic Problem Property Ordinance. Please watch the following slide show prepared by the Barnstable Police Department designed to highlight this important information. Click here to view the slide show.


Emergency Preparedness Information
05/10/13

There are FEMA Storm and Emergency Preparedness brochures available in the Barnstable Police Department lobby. Spanish and large print versions are available as well. Also, if you have not done so already, please sign up for our Emergency Notification System. Click here to find out more about our Emergency Notification System.


Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drug Day
04/27/13

On April 27, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Barnstable Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to Barnstable Police Headquarters @ 1200 Phinney's Lane, Hyannis, MA between the hours of 10:00am – 2:00pm. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Click here for more details.


BPD Vehicle Auction
10/27/12

A vehicle auction will take place at the Barnstable Police Facility located at 1200 Phinney's Lane, Hyannis MA 02601, on Saturday, October 27th at 10am. Bidders must pre-register. Regististration and preview begins at 9am. Please click here for more details.


Kids Day 2012
08/22/12

Please join us on Wednesday August 22 at the Barnstable High School from 10am-2pm for our 14th annual Kids Day. The event is free of charge and starts with a parade promptly at 10am. There will be free hot dogs, soda, and ice cream. The first 1,000 children will recieve a free Kids Day gift. There will be demonstrations and displays along with the dunk tank and the SUDS to wrap up the day. Don't forget to register to win one of the 6 new bikes we are raffling off for free.


Tony Purbrick
05/14/12

It is with great regret to announce that Tony Purbrick, the Civilian Coordinator for the Citizens Police Academy and a great friend of the Barnstable Police, passed away early Friday May 11, 2012. The Wake will be at John Lawrence Funeral Home Route 28, Marstons Mills on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Funeral will be private in Boston. Tony has been an integral member of the Citizens Police Academy Staff whose presence will be greatly missed.


Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drug Day
04/28/12

On April 28, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Barnstable Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to Barnstable Police Headquarters @ 1200 Phinney's Lane, Hyannis, MA between the hours of 10:00am – 2:00pm. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Click here for more details.


Internet Safety Class for Parents
02/29/12

The Barnstable Police Department is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a Free Internet Safety Class for Parents on Wednesday, February 29. This will be an interactive session with officers from the Barnstable Police Department who have specialized training in the computer field. The main topics of the presentation will be Cyberbullying, Online predators, and Revealing too much information. Click here for more details.


Barnstable Police Department Promotes Six Officers
02/02/12

The Barnstable Police Department is proud to announce the promotion of six officers. As the department grows and continues to operate as a professional police agency it is only natural with growth comes change. In recent years the Barnstable Police have added the Executive Service Division and the Street Crimes Unit. To memorialize these two additions we are going to be assigning full time Lieutenants to run them on a daily basis. In conjunction with the recent retirement of Lieutenant Joellen Jason, this has created the ability of the department to promote officers. Click here for more details.