Fair Warning: Don’t Touch That Phone While Driving

The Police Department is focusing on distracted driving as the school year starts. We are committed to keeping our community safe. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 3,142 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers in 2020. Texting is the most alarming distraction. Sending or reading a text takes... Continue Reading →

Coffee with a Cop

Join Bridgewater Police Department officers for coffee and conversation at Sugar & Bean tomorrow morning from 8:30-11:00 a.m. We’d love to see you there!

Tonight: National Night Out

A reminder that the Bridgewater Police Department is hosting their National Night Out event this evening from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Smiley’s Ice Cream. There will be lots of fun activities on-site, and the police will be handing out 200 FREE kids ice cream coupons. Meet our Bridgewater Police Department officers along with local... Continue Reading →

National Night Out: August 2

The Bridgewater Police Department is hosting a National Night Out event next Tuesday, August 2 from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Smiley's Ice Cream. There will be lots of fun activities on-site, and the police will be handing out 200 FREE kids ice cream coupons. National Night Out was started in 1984 as an opportunity... Continue Reading →

Coffee with a Cop

Join Bridgewater Police Department officers for coffee and conversation at Bridgewater Coffee Company this morning from 8:30-10:30 a.m. We’d love to see you there!

Bridgewater Police Essay Contest

Summer is here, but learning never stops! The Bridgewater Police Department is having an essay contest for children up to 12 years old. The essay contest winner will get to ride with Bridgewater's Chief of Police in the Bridgewater Lawn Party parade on July 15, 2022! The essay topic is, "Why the Bridgewater Police matter... Continue Reading →

National Police Week Flag Ceremony

On Monday morning, May 16, at 10:00 a.m., there will be a flag raising ceremony on the campus of Bridgewater College at the Kline Campus Center (402 East College Street) in recognition of National Police Week. Started in 1962, National Police Week recognizes law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of... Continue Reading →

National Night Out

National Night Out is a community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships. National Night Out culminates annually on the first Tuesday in August. Our police, fire, and rescue crews will be set up at Sandy Bottom Mini-Golf on August 3 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.  Smiley's Ice Cream and other activities will be set up for families to... Continue Reading →

National Police Week

May 9-15, 2021 is National Police Week, in which we honor the memories of American Law Enforcement Officers who gave their lives in service to the public. The Town of Bridgewater would like to honor the memory of Patrolman Wayne Byron Stoutamyer, who died tragically on May 25, 1976, while a police officer in our... Continue Reading →

Dry River Road Update

The past seven days have given us a grab bag of weather - a mix of rain and wind delayed our painting of Dry River Road. But fortunately, we were able to get the center line painted. Right now, Dry River Road probably looks pretty wide--and it is. However, remember that there will soon be... Continue Reading →

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