Brockton News: Public Safety

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

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

Citywide Curfew Repealed Effective January 25th at 5:00 AM

Effective January 25th at 5:00 AM, Mayor Robert F. Sullivan withdrew the Executive Order that instituted a Citywide curfew from 11:00 PM to 5:00 AM. This withdrawal is in accordance with State guidelines. Robert F. Sullivan - Executive Order - Public Health Curfew RescissionRead More

Executive Order from the Mayor of Brockton

Executive Order from the Mayor of the City of Brockton Related to Public Buildings Being Open to the Public by Appointment Only City of Brockton Buildings Will Close to Public, Be Open by Appointment Only on Monday, December 7, 2020 Until Further Notice.Read More

Amendment to the Executive Order

Due to Brockton's designation as a "higher risk" community, effective tomorrow Saturday August 22, Mayor Robert F. Sullivan has ordered a Citywide curfew for all residents and visitors between the hours of 11 pm and 5 am with exceptions for essential travel. He is also closing the Harold D. Bent Playground at Ash Street Park; the…Read More

Gathering Reminder

The Commonwealth has issued guidance around holding large gatherings and graduation ceremonies to allow people to celebrate special occasions in a responsible way.  We know that this time of year is usually filled with celebrations and we are grateful for the many residents of the Commonwealth who have followed the guidance to keep people safe;…Read More

City Playgrounds Open

Effective today (june 25, 2020), all city playgrounds in Brockton are open per order of Mayor Robert F. Sullivan. Residents are asked to follow the guidelines posted about safety and social distancing. City playgrounds were previously closed in March due to COVID-19.Read More

Brockton Police Reminder: Fireworks Are Illegal In Massachusetts

As a reminder, Massachusetts General Law Chapter 148, s39, makes it is illegal for private citizens to use, possess, or sell fireworks in Massachusetts, or to purchase them legally elsewhere and then transport them into the state. Those found in possession of fireworks may receive a fine up to $100, however, other city ordinance violations…Read More

Car Seat Program

Nothing is more important than keeping children safe, so the Brockton Police Department has operated a car seat inspection and installation program for over 18 years, inspecting and installing hundreds of seats. Currently, 4 sworn Brockton Police Officers speaking English, Spanish, Cape Verdean Creole, and Haitian Creole are certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians who hold…Read More

MEMA COVID-19 Command Center Situation Report

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency has distributed a copy of the COVID-19 Command Center Situation Report (Sitrep). March 26, 2020 - COVID-19 Response Command Center Sitrep 032620 March 22, 2020 - COVID-19 Response Command Center Sitrep 032220 March 18, 2020 - COVID-19 Response Command Center Sitrep #2 031820 March 17, 2020 - COVID-19 Response Command…Read More