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The Yarmouth Police Department has received the New England Association of Chiefs of Police Community Policing Award for 2012 and was presented with the extraordinary award during a special ceremony on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 10:00 AM at Yarmouth Police Headquarters.
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Yarmouth Police Seek Driver and Vehicle that Struck Pedestrian and Fled

On Monday August 22, 2016, at approximately 10:12PM Yarmouth Police and Fire Department personnel were dispatched to the area of 817 Route 6A in Yarmouthport for a report of a pedestrian being struck by a motor vehicle.

Patrol Officers Mary Gibney and Patrol Officer Mellett arrived and found a 23 year old female lying on her side being comforted by a male. They both were dressed all in black. The male subject identified himself as a friend of the victim. He stated they were walking along the road, with their back to traffic, and suddenly she was struck by a car, which continued on towards Dennis. The male was unable to note anything about the car because he immediately looked to help the victim.

Police Officers interviewed a man who was traveling behind the pair and the vehicle that struck the victim. The man stated he was about a couple of telephone poles or so behind the vehicle when he saw it jerk in its lane and then accelerate away. As he approached that location, he saw what he thought was a black trash bag, but then realized that it was a person who had been hit. He wrestled with going after the car, but decided to stay with the victim. He was only able to report that the vehicle was traveling towards Dennis and that it was a car/sedan with square taillights.

The victim who declined medical treatment stated she believed it was the front of the car that struck her. It is possible that a side mirror struck her.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to immediately contact Yarmouth Police Patrol Officer Mary Gibney at 508.775.0445 extension 2324 or email us at info@yarmouth.ma.us

There are no sidewalks in the area.

Yarmouth Police remind all pedestrians to walk FACING traffic and always wear bright clothing and carry a flashlight at night.

This media release was prepared and distributed by the Command Staff of the Yarmouth Police Department. For further information please call the Office of the Chief of Police at 508-775-0445 extension 2115 or email us at info@yarmouthpolice.com
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HAPPY 9TH BIRTHDAY JUNIOR OFFICER LEAH!!!
Junior Officer Leah celebrated her 9th birhday yesterday with her wonderful family and friends.
Your strength and smile brings so much joy and happiness to our hearts!
Happy Birthday Junior Officer Leah from all of us at the YPD!
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HIGGINS-CROWELL ROAD CONSTRUCTION PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT UPDATE

GM ALL!

The reconstruction of Higgins-Crowell Road in West Yarmouth in currently in progress and going very smoothly.

Higgins-Crowell Road is a major Yarmouth roadway with approximately 10 thousand of vehicles travelling it every day.

We have 4 uniformed Police Officers on detail duty at the site to assist with the protection of the workers and traffic management.

While in the initial Milling Process, the roadway is in very poor condition and we advise the public to avoid the area if possible—especially motorcyclists.

If you choose to use the roadway, please be extra cautious and expect delays.

We expect everything to continue to run smoothly and all work to be completed before school opens.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Stay SAFE out there!

DCX

Steven G. Xiarhos
Deputy Chief of Police
The Yarmouth Police Department
One Brad Erickson Way
West Yarmouth, Massachusetts 02673
508.775.0445 extension 2150
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HIGGINS-CROWELL ROAD RECONSTRUCTION IN PROGRESS. PLEASE AVOID AREA IF POSSIBLE. ESPECIALLY IF ON A MOTORCYCLE ... See MoreSee Less

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The Yarmouth Police Department will be hosting the annual Stuff a Cruiser event this Saturday August 27th from 10am to 2pm. Members of the Yarmouth Police Department, Yarmouth Food Pantry, Yarmouth Rotary and the Dennis-Yarmouth CERT will be on hand to collect donations. The food and monetary donations go directly to the Yarmouth Food Pantry. The collection locations are:
Stop and Shop on Station Ave
Stop and Shop on Long Pond Drive
Shaw’s Market on Route 28
Peterson’s Market on Route 6A
The food pantry is need of the following supplies:
• Cereal
• Peanut Butter and Jelly
• Soup, Chili and Beed Stew
• Canned Fruits and Vegetables
• Canned Food, Such as Baked Beans, Ravioli, Tuna
• Oatmeal
• Pancake Mix and Syrup
• Instant Potatoes
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