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Chief James X Fitzpatrick

Lawrence Police Department

90 Lowell St
Lawrence, MA 01840

Main Telephone: (978) 794-5900
Main Fax: (978) 794-5915

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The 15th anniversary of September 11, 2001 We should honor & remember the victims, & also give thanks to those went into the chaos & disaster. All the Men,Women & K9 dogs of Fire, Police ,EMS, Medical, Search & Rescue teams.











The City of Lawrence is looking to hire crossing guards for the Frost and Parthum schools.  Interested applicants can submit a completed application to the City’s Personnel Department on the third floor of City Hall.  You can access the application at














Probation Department Telephone Scam


An individual is contacting the public claiming that he is the Chief Probation Officer from the Lawrence District Court. The caller then states that there is a warrant for the victim and they must report to court. The victim then must pay $80.00 with a prepaid PayPal card.

THIS IS A SCAM. Anyone receiving such a call can contact the Police Department with any pertinent information.











 Mt. Vernon Area


Resident called and stated on May 21, 2016 at approximately 1:30PM. A 6 foot tall Latino looking male dressed in a dress shirt and jeans, driving a silver SUV, stated he was from the City Water Department and needed to get in and read the meter. The City Water Department stated nobody from the department was involved.

Any questions or concerns please contact the Police at 978-794-5900.

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 Lawrence police Prisoner property

Lawrence Police has unclaimed prisoner property and will be contacting said property owners.

According to Mass General Law Chapter 135 section 8 unclaimed properties in possession of the Police Department.

Section 8. If such property remains unclaimed in the possession of such police department or member thereof for one month and the owner thereof or his place of abode or business is unknown, or if the owner and his place of abode or business are known and the owner, after receipt by registered mail of a written notice from such department or member to take possession of said property, refuses or fails for a period of ten days following said receipt so to do, such department may sell the same, excepting money unclaimed, by public auction or any other licensed auction service, including sale over the Internet, notice of the time and place of sale, with a description of the property to be sold, first being given by publishing the same once in each of three successive weeks in a newspaper published in such city. Any violation of the provisions of this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than fifty nor more than one hundred dollars and by forfeiture of any such property obtained as a result of such violation.

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Completely ANONYMOUS tip line via text or web.  Provide information on a crime that may assist us in our investigations and protect your privacy.

text: 274637 then type “LAWPD” followed by your message.



Línea de información completamente anónima vía texto o Internet. Para darnos información sobre un crimen que puede ayudarnos en nuestras investigaciones y proteja su privacidad. 

textee: 274637 luego escriba "LAWPD" y después su mensaje.