Domestic Violence Unit
Domestic violence and abuse occurs in all types of intimate relationships. People of all economic, educational, cultural, racial and religious backgrounds perpetrate domestic abuse. The Hanson Police Department is committed to ending domestic abuse. The preferred response to incidents of domestic violence is to arrest the offender whenever possible. Our Officers are well versed in obtaining Protective Orders in emergency situations and are trained to be sensitive to the concerns of the victims of domestic violence. If you are the victim of domestic violence or abuse, call 911 immediately to get assistance and report the situation.
The information that follows is provided to help you understand what is considered domestic abuse and how to obtain assistance if you are in a violent or abusive relationship.
We hope you find this informative and helpful. If you have any questions you can call the Hanson Police Department at 781-293-4625 and ask to speak with a Police Officer.