Residents Invited to Join the 2022 Citizen’s Police Academy

The Watertown Police Department invites residents to participate in the 2022 Citizen’s Police Academy. See more information from the Watertown Police Department below. We are very excited to announce that our Citizen’s Police Academy is back beginning on Wednesday, September 14th!! If you have interest in learning about the operations of the police department, we can give you a front row seat!! For more information or to reserve a seat, please contact Ms. Judy Patenaude at 617-972-6537 or

The CPA starts on Sept.

Man Arrested for Home Invasion in Watertown, Was Seen with Firearm

Watertown PoliceThis firearm and ammunition were recovered from a suspect from Leominster charged with an home invasion in Watertown. The Watertown Police Department provided the following announcement:

On Monday, August 22nd, Watertown Police Department Officers responded to a residence on Lexington Street for a person outside of the home armed with a firearm. Upon officers’ arrival, the suspect had fled the area in a motor vehicle. It was determined that the suspect and victim (known to each other) were conversing in the backyard. At one point the victim went into the residence.

Police Log: Man Runs Over Woman’s Foot, Home Broken Into, Headstones Damaged

The following information was provided by the Watertown Police Department. NOTE: This report includes two weeks of arrests and incidents. Arrests

July 18, 4:36 p.m.: An officer patrolling in Watertown Square spotted a vehicle running a solid red light on Mt. Auburn Street and then turned onto Charles River Road. The officer ran the vehicle’s plates and found the owner’s license was revoked for not having insurance, and also learned the driver did not have a license and was wanted on a warrant.