Brockton News: Public Safety

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

City Of Brockton DPW Emergency service guidelines for COVID-19

Ensuring the health and safety of our employees and customers is our number one priority. We do not anticipate any service disruption to our customers at this time. We have implemented additional measures that will allow us to safely continue providing essential services to you. In keeping with public health official guidelines, we are taking…Read More

Brockton Mayor Robert F. Sullivan Declares Local State of Emergency

Mayor Robert F. Sullivan today announced a local state of emergency in the City of Brockton which will enable his office to take decisive action to control the spread of COVID-19. The declaration will also allow the city to request federal reimbursement for costs accrued during the emergency response. “City departments and our local partners…Read More

Wash Your Hands

Follow these steps for proper handwashing to prevent the spread of germs. Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. The information below is translated in English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese. Wash your Hands - English Wash your Hands - Spanish Wash your Hands - French Wash your Hands - PortugueseRead More

Mayor Sullivan on COVID-19 Governor Baker’s Announcement

Watch Mayor Sullivan's Video Here! This video has captions. Click the cog on the video and select Caption On to see them.Read More