Yarmouth Police Department

The Yarmouth Police Department proudly employs a dedicated group of professional men and women who work daily in a concerted effort to deliver the best possible policing services to our residents, business community and our visitors…

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Community Policing Award

The Yarmouth Police Department has received the New England Association of Chiefs of Police Community Policing Award for 2012.

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Specialty Units

YPD commands a K-9 Unit
Domestic Violence
Narcotics Unit
Proactive Crime Unit
SWAT
School Resource Office

Community Resources

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY DR. KING "Be a bush if you can't be a tree. If you can't be a highway, just be a trail. If you can't be a sun, be a star. For it isn't by size that you win or fail. Be the best of whatever you are.”

—from speech before a group of students at Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia, October 26, 1967
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LEARN 2 COPE Please remember that we host Learn 2 Cope meetings every Tuesday at 7PM in our Community Room at Yarmouth Police Department Headquarters. We are conveniently located at 340 Higgins Crowell Road and the meetings are open to anyone from any town. We offer free Narcan training and Narcan to those who may need it. We also will pay for the transportation to and from the meetings. Just call Town Taxi of Cape Cod at 7755555 and mention Operation Rides for Hope. Together, we can stop addiction and make our families healthier and our community safer. Please call or email Deputy Chief Xiarhos if you would like additional information or would like to help. 508.775.0445 extension 2150 or sxiarhos@yarmouth.ma.us ... See MoreSee Less

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AMAZING WORK! Proud to have Hyannis Animal Hospital and Cape Cod Hospital part of our community! The staff at HAN take care of all of YPD K9 4 legged Officers and the staff at CCH take care of us all. Doctors and Veterinarians teamed up to save a puppies life...right here in West Yarmouth! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 ... See MoreSee Less

On Tuesday, we performed a surgery on a 10 week old Labrador puppy named Seamus for a condition called PRAA, or persistent right aortic arch. This is commonly called a "vascular ring anomaly". The vas...

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YARMOUTH AND NEW BEDFORD POLICE CAPTURE ARMED ROBBER

On January 12, 2018 at approximately 7:17PM, numerous Yarmouth Police Department Patrol Officers and Detectives responded to 71 Lower Brook Road for a report of a robbery involving a firearm that had just occurred. The reporting party further stated that the involved parties had fled in a dark-colored sedan in an unknown direction.

Police Officers arrived immediately and—according to the people involved statements –determined that a subject at the residence had been robbed of his cell phone by a female and three larges males armed with a handgun.

The suspects fled in a motor vehicle and Police Officers and Yarmouth Police Department Emergency 911 Dispatchers put out an alert to all neighboring communities.

At approximately 8:45PM, the New Bedford Police Department notified the YPD that they had located the female suspect and found a 9mm silver/black Smith and Wesson handgun in her purse.

The female has an active License To Carry in the Massachusetts.

Yarmouth Police Detectives responded to NBPD Headquarters and transported to suspect to Yarmouth Police Department Headquarters.

She is currently being held here at Yarmouth Police Department Headquarters on $5,000 cash bail. She will be arraigned in the Barnstable District Court on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

Refer To Arrest: 18-41-AR
Arrest: KATHLEEN P. LYONS
Address: 369 MAXFIELD ST NEW BEDFORD, MA
Age: 30
Charges:
FELONY ARMED ROBBERY
FELONY AASSAULT AND BATTERY WHILE ARMED WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON
ASSAULT AND BATTERY

The investigation is active and ongoing. Additional information may be released in the future.

The Yarmouth Police Department commends the fantastic police work of Officers and Detectives involved the members of the New Bedford Police Department for their solid and prompt capture of the armed suspect and the recovery of a loaded firearm.
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Prescription Drug Dropoff

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Yarmouth Business Center

Yarmouth Police Department takes a proactive approach to policing our community and keeping citizens and business safe.  We invite businesses to use the quick links below to help keep their security in check.

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