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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From the NWS 7/22/2016

Severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Plymouth county until 945pm
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Special Statement Weather Alert

1:02 PM EDT, 7/17,expires 4:30 PM EDT, 7/17

... A few strong to severe thunderstorms possible between 2 and 8 PM this evening along with localized heavy rain and dangerous cloud to ground lightning...

A few strong to severe thunderstorms are possible between 2 and 8 PM this evening with the highest risk for this being across eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The main threat will be isolated strong to damaging wind gusts with a secondary concern of hail. In addition... dangerous cloud to ground lightning and locally heavy rainfall is possible with this activity.

Those who have outdoor plans into this evening should keep an eye to the sky and if you hear thunder... seek an indoor shelter. Remember... if you hear thunder you are close enough to be struck by lightning.
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