James A. Pervier, Chief of Police

May 13, 2015 - Officers of the Year Award by Tri-Community Exchange Club



Charlton Police Officers Derek Gaylord (4th from left) and Timothy Smith (6th from left) were recognized as Officers of the Year by the Tri-Community Exchange Club, for their actions on May 26th, 2014, when they intercepted four suspects wanted for a home invasion in Southbridge, MA. Charlton Police Chief James Pervier (far right) recommended Officer Gaylord and Officer Smith for this honor, for their prompt actions and dedication in safeguarding the public. Congratulations!

2015 Heatstroke Awareness Campaign Begins April 16th

Safe Kids Worldwide™ asks you to help us raise awareness about the dangers of heatstroke. 30 children died last year from heatstroke in a hot car. Zero so far this year. Let’s keep it that way. Visit http://bit.ly/1gy2XPR or Download more info here.

Mission Statement

We, the members of the Charlton Police Department do solemnly pledge that our mission is to join in a true partnership with the residents of Charlton, MA and the citizens of the Commonwealth, so that together we can unite our resources to promote a safe and secure environment and improve the quality of life for all persons.

As community care takers we shall be vigilant to never void the public trust and shall always apply the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and accountability. We pledge to enforce the laws equally and impartially and dedicate ourselves to protecting the rights of all citizens within the framework of the State and Federal Constitutions.




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