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 9,800 people. The Hanson Police Department consists of the Chief of Police, a lieutenant, 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. The Hanson Police Department is a non-Civil Service Police Department and was reorganized by Chapter 255 of the Acts and Resolves of 1981 by the General Court.
The Hanson Police Department is a progressive Police department, which strives to serve the community by employing a proactive Community Policing philosophy. We continually evaluate the needs of the community and adapt our services to best meet those needs. I solicit your input and inquiries to better enable us to more effectively serve those who live within, work within and visit the town of Hanson.
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