Brockton News: Public Safety

Brockton Safety Action Plan

Brockton Safety Action Plan - Final Each crash statistic represents a human life. Past fatal and serious injury crashes have affected families and communities across Brockton. The City of Brockton is acting now in response to Brockton’s high number of fatal and serious injury crashes, starting with Brockton’s Safety Action Plan. The City of Brockton…Read More

Winter Parking Ban begins December 1, 2023

English Haitian - French Haitian - Creole Spanish Portuguese Cape Verdean Creole CITY OF BROCKTON TRAFFIC COMMISSION WINTER PARKING BAN PARKING BAN HOURS:  Midnight (12:00 a.m.)  to 7:00 a.m.  MONTHS OF PARKING BAN:  December 1st  to April 1st NO PARKING on the EVEN NUMBERED SIDE of all streets except those streets restricted to one side…Read More

How to report potential hazards

How to Report Potential Hazards in Brockton’s Public Spaces RESIDENTS SHOULD NEVER ATTEMPT TO HANDLE POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS ITEMS ON THEIR OWN. USE THE INFORMATION BELOW TO PROPERLY REPORT ANYTHING THAT REQUIRES IMMEDIATE REMOVAL. Did you stumble across an item that may be dangerous? Do not touch it. Use this list to report it to the…Read More

Public Safety Building Construction Update October 2, 2023

The careful and meticulous process of clearing the new Public Safety Building site is nearing the end. If you drive by the West Elm Street façade, you will see that the remaining elements of the old Brockton High School’s front entrance have been covered up, keeping them safe to remain in place while the new…Read More

Keep Warm, Keep Safe

Chief Brian Nardelli and State Fire Marshal Ostroskey Urge Residents to Keep Warm, Keep Safe this Winter Keep Warm Keep Safe Press Release Keep Warm Keep Safe SlideshowRead More

Plymouth County Mosquito Control Project

Plymouth County Mosquito Control will be conducting truck-based mosquito spraying on 9/7/2022 and 09/8/ 22 between 2AM and sunrise, weather permitting. Spraying is in response to a West Nile Virus positive mosquito sample found in Brockton. Pesticide applications are made via an ultra-low volume (ULV) sprayer that is mounted on pickup truck. Typically spraying is…Read More

BAMSI C.O.P.E. presentation to the City Council 11-16-21

BAMSI Presentation for the Community, Outreach, Prevention and Education (COPE) Center. Town Council Presentation COPE 11.16.2021 PSVRead More

Mayor’s Mask Mandate

As of Monday, August 2nd, masks and/or face coverings are once again required by both employees and visitors at all City buildings. The Mayor has reinstated the mask mandate at all City buildings in an effort to minimize and mitigate the spread of the virus and the new Delta variant. To view the Mayor's letter…Read More

Public Safety Complex Meeting Recording

Here is the recording to the Public Safety Complex Meeting via Zoom: Public Safety Complex MeetingRead More


In recent weeks, the Animal Control Department has responded to numerous calls involving sick skunks and raccoons.  It appears an outbreak of Distemper is affecting wild animals in the City. Distemper is a highly contagious and often fatal virus affecting skunks, raccoons, dogs, cats and other animals; humans are not affected.  The disease targets respiratory…Read More