COMBAT CROSS AWARDED TO SGT. MICHAEL McCAREY
Sgt. Michael McCarey receives the police Combat Cross today for his heroism in the Middlesex Federal Savings Bank Armed Robbery on May 1st, 2019.Read more ...
SPD is one of 86 accredited departments across the state.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 5, 2019
SOMERVILLE - On June 4, 2019, the Somerville Police Department received state accreditation from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission.
Accreditation is a self-initiated evaluation process by which police departments strive to meet and maintain standards that have been established for the profession, by the profession. These carefully selected standards reflect critical areas of police management, operations, and technical support activities. They cover areas such as policy development, emergency response planning, training, communications, property and evidence handling, use of force, vehicular pursuit, prisoner transportation and holding facilities. The program not only sets standards for the law enforcement profession, but also for the delivery of police services to citizens of the commonwealth. The Assessment Team found the Somerville Police Department to be in compliance with all applicable standards for Accreditation.Read more ...
RHODE ISLAND MAN ARRESTED FOR SOMERVILLE ARMED BANK ROBBERY
When confronted by police, defendant allegedly shot at officer.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Written by the City of Somerville
A Rhode Island man was arrested and charged today in federal court in Boston in connection with an armed bank robbery in Somerville on May 1, 2019, that resulted in shots fired.
Daniel Rosado, 32, of Providence, R.I., was charged with one count of armed bank robbery, one count of brandishing and discharging a firearm during a crime of violence, and one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Rosado will appear in federal court in Boston later today.Read more ...