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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Reminder, if you need your wipers on you need your headlights on!
Chapter 85 Section 15 reads in part: …headlights and taillights shall be turned on by the vehicle operator… when the vehicle’s windshield wipers are needed…
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Detectives are actively seeking this vehicle! We are now providing additional video of Tuesday’s home invasion and vicious beating of an elderly gentleman in hopes that someone will speak up. Please share, these thugs need to be identified and arrested. If you have information call (781) 828-1212 or leave an anonymous tip at www.cantonpolice.com.

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Crime Reports

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Sex Offender Registry

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