Archive for December, 2011

Watertown Parking Ban Lifted for Holidays

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Watertown Police Department

 Non Emergency Message


With the Holidays fast approaching which bring families together, the Watertown Police Department recognizes the additional need for overnight parking to accommodate visiting family members.

Chief Deveau wishes to announce that effective December 23rd at 4pm Officers will NOT be enforcing the All Night Parking Ban, barring any snowfall that would require plowing or sanding.  Should there be a snow event please refer to the town website for available off street parking locations. 

Chief Deveau still encourages all homeowners to use available off street parking during the overnight hours. Enforcement of the All Night Parking Ban will resume at midnight on January 2, 2012.

Have a safe and happy holiday season.

Death of former Officer Gail Miles determined to be a homicide

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

The men and women of the Watertown Police Department are deeply saddened by the sudden and tragic death of retired Officer Gail Miles. Officer Miles served with the police department for twenty years, from 1984 to her retirement in 2004. Officer Miles worked her entire career assigned to the night patrol division. We hope that whoever is responsible for the death of Officer Miles is identified and brought to justice soon. We offer our deepest sympathies to the Miles family during this difficult time.

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