Welcome to Hanson Police Department

The Town of Hanson is located in the south shore area of Massachusetts, approximately 30 miles south of Boston.  The population of Hanson is approximately 10,209 people (census 2010).  The Hanson Police Department consists of the Chief of Police, 19 full-time, sworn, personnel, 7 part-time police officers, 4 civilian dispatchers, 4 part-time dispatchers and the Executive Assistant to the Chief of Police…

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A FLASH FLOOD WATCH has been issued for Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Southeast Massachusetts with the expectation for a heavy rainfall and potential flash flood event beginning early morning Friday and concluding into late afternoon Friday. For those areas incorporated in the Flash Flood Watch heaviest rain is expected, especially closer to the south shoreline of New England, with storm-total rainfall amounts will be on average around 1 to 2 inches with locally heavier amounts around 2 to 4 inches as rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour will be possible. That there could be significant impacts of flooded roadways and basements with an accompanying threat to life and property. Main concern in urban areas, less for stream and rivers to overflow and come out of their banks. But some uncertainty ... Specifically where the highest rainfall amounts will occur. Forecast guidance continues to wobble north and south with respect the heaviest axis of rainfall. Whether northern portions of Massachusetts that are currently experiencing severe drought will be completely shut out from rainfall. Stay tuned to later forecast updates ...

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The Hanson Water Department would like notify residents that we will be returning to the Hanson water supply this evening and disconnecting from Brockton’s system. Please be aware that we anticipate some discolored water during this transition. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to the Massachusetts Army National Guard for visiting the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Summer Program at Whitman Hanson Regional High School. ... See MoreSee Less

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