The Police Chiefs of Plymouth County are pleased to announce that Plymouth County Outreach (PCO) has released the data from its 2018 Annual Report, showing an 18 percent decrease in fatal overdoses and a 13 percent decrease in non-fatal overdoses in Plymouth County, compared to 2017.
Whitman Police Chief Scott Benton, Hanson Police Chief Michael Miksch and Whitman-Hanson Regional School District Superintendent Jeffrey Szymaniak would like to provide internet and smart phone safety tips for parents in the wake of some troubling trends and “challenges” that have been going viral on the internet in recent weeks.
The Police Chiefs of Plymouth County announce that Plymouth County Outreach (PCO) is supporting a bill filed last week that would allow law enforcement officers — in addition to medically trained personnel — to provide civilians with the overdose-reversing drug Narcan (naloxone) and train them on how to administer the drug.
The Police Chiefs of Plymouth County are pleased to share some of the successes that Plymouth County Outreach (PCO) had in 2018 and look forward to what lies ahead for next year.
Chief Michael Miksch reports that a fire in an engine of a MBTA Commuter Rail train at the Hanson T Station is causing delays Thursday morning.
The Police Chiefs of Plymouth County are pleased to announce that Plymouth County Outreach (PCO) was awarded the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Leadership in Community Policing Award Tuesday night.
The Police Chiefs of Plymouth County are pleased to announce that Plymouth County Outreach (PCO) has been awarded a federal grant that will significantly improve the services provided by the group in the coming years.
Chief Michael Miksch reports that a pilot suffered minor injuries when his plane flipped onto its roof after attempting to land at the Cranland Airport in Hanson Monday afternoon.
At approximately 1 p.m., the Hanson Police and Fire Departments responded to the small public airport for a report of a plane that went off the runway. Upon arrival, first responders found a Cessna 182 Skylane plane that was on its roof.
Chief Michael Miksch reports that the Hanson Police Department responded to a crash where a driver collided with the rear of a tractor trailer Thursday morning.
At approximately 10:15 a.m., Hanson Emergency Communications received multiple 911 calls reporting a motor vehicle crash on Liberty Street (Route 58), near Hanson Middle School.
Police Chief Michael Miksch, Fire Chief Jerome Thompson and the State Fire Marshal’s office report that the 3-alarm fire at a vacant building in Hanson yesterday has been deemed to be suspicious.