On April 16, 2019, members of the Reading Police Honor Guard Unit paid our respects to Maine State Police Detective Benjamin J. Campbell. Our prayers continue to be with his wife and young son. (Pictured L-R: Sgt. Edson, Ofc. Nelson, Ofc. Fontes, Ofc. Craven)
Congratulations to Cathleen, Noelle and Erin the winners of the Women's League of Reading, MA raffle fundraiser. The girls enjoyed a private tour of the Reading Police Station with CSO O'Shaughnessy and lunch with Deputy Chief Clark. Thanks for stopping by girls!
Det. Derek Holmes standing by while Wilmington officers search bank robbery suspect that he arrested.
SRO Lewis had fun at Whitelam Books reading to the children at "Story Time with a Cop"
SRO Vatcher had a great time reading to the kids at "Story Time with a Cop" at Whitelam Books
Yet another successful New Resident Open House at the Reading Public Library! RPD and our Domestic Violence Advocate, Sammy, enjoyed meeting all our new residents!
Deputy Chief Clark , Lt. Brown and Sgt. Jones at press conference held on 2/12/2019.
Lt. Abate on lunch duty at Joshua Eaton
The RPD donated more than $2,500 to the Reading Food Pantry through its inaugural Don't Shave December 2018 event
No Shave November 2018
SRO. Vatcher, SRO. Lewis and CSO. O'Shaughnessy on lunch duty at Joshua Eaton.
Getting ready to serve lunch at the Wood End Elementary School. SRO Vatcher, TSO Scouten, SRO Lewis, Deputy Chief Clark and CSO O’Shaugnessy.
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness month October 2018-Clothesline Project
Head Dispatcher Avery receives a proclamation from the Select Board in honor of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.
Deputy Chief Clark prepares to address the NEMLEC SWAT team following the 2/12/2019 incident.
January 24, 2019 Heavy rain and trees down on the powerlines
Deputy Chief Clark (then Sergeant) Assisting Woburn PD - 12/26/10 - May Officer Maguire Rest in Peace
RAD class Fall 2017
Officer Griffith graduates.
Thanking Dispatcher Gina Saunders for her 34 years of service to the RPD and RFD.
SRO Brian Lewis, SRO Matthew Vatcher, Deputy Chief David Clark, LT. Christine Amendola, and CSO Kristen O'Shaughnessy prepare to serve lunch to students at Barrows Elementary School
Officer Gooley Issuing Bike Helmet Citations for Free Ice Cream and Pizza!
February 25, 2019 Storm
The RPD investigate a car accident at Market Basket on 4-17-19
Let us introduce you to two other of our hard working dispatchers during their appreciation week. On the left is Head Dispatcher Victoria Avery and on the right Dispatcher Sue Tapley, both have been members of the RPD for a long time! Thank you both for your dedication to public safety!
To wrap up National Public Safety Telecommunicators Appreciation Week, let’s meet three more dispatchers that are always there to help you when in need. Here are Dispatchers Christopher Finnegan, Debbie Haynes, and Antonio DeGirolamo.
Badge Pinning Ceremony - 2 New Lt's, 4 New Sgt's, 2 New Off's
CSO. O'Shaughnessy serving lunch at Joshua Eaton.
SRO. Lewis and SRO. Vatcher on lunch duty at Joshua Eaton.
Fire Chief Greg Burns and Deputy Chief of Police David Clark coordinating resources at a house fire on Lindsay Lane.
Fire Chief Burns and Deputy Chief Clark reading together at story time with the chiefs.
CSO O'Shaughnessy and Officer Costa cheering on runners at the Run to Remember
TSO Scouten and CSO O'Shaughnessy getting ready for Reading Town Day.
Sammy, our confidential domestic violence counselor from RESPOND Inc.- Working to End Domestic Violence has been working with the Reading Police Department for over a year now. Our partnership with RESPOND ensures that all victims of domestic violence have access to crucial safety services.
Lt. Amendola at Touch a Truck day at the Reading Public Library
Deputy Chief Clark handing out bike helmet citations for free pizza
CSO O'Shaughnessy at Touch a Truck day at the Reading Public Library
Officer McEachern and Officer Graciale helping some campers with their scavenger hunt.
Lt. Amendola serving ice cream to campers at the Burbank YMCA
Deputy Chief Clark helping campers Tie Dye their shirts at the Burbank YMCA