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“As of July 1, 2014 the Town of Ipswich will be using Smart911 to provide Emergency Notifications to Town Residents.  Your landline telephone number is already in the new system.  To receive alerts via text message or email, please register by clicking.  If you have previously registered on our old system Blackboard, you will need to register again.  Smart911 works with SmartPrepare and will streamline Emergency Notifications to Town residents.”

  • Ipswich Police Department Ipswich Police
    25 Sworn Officers
    Full Serice Department
    Our goal is to provide a high level of public service to the community
  • D.A.R.E. Program
    Active DARE program.
    2 Certified Instructors
    Recently Expanded curriculum to include 7th Grade
  • Harbor Patrol
    Division made up of Sworn Officers and 2 civilian employees
    Harbor Division oversees 900 moorings
    Harbor Fleet included Jetski, and Patrol Boat
  • C.R.U.
    Community Resource Unit
    Division works directly with community to sponsor and hold events
    Division works in conjunction with Ipswich Recreation Department .

Welcome to the Ipswich Police Department Web Site

The Department's main function is to protect and serve the citizens and the many visitors to our richly historic town. Our officers strive to do whatever they can to improve the quality of life in Ipswich by addressing citizens' concerns on a wide range of issues. In order to be successful in making Ipswich a safe, pleasant place to live, work and visit, we openly welcome the involvement of the community. Without that involvement we could not be successful.

If you wish to report a non-emergency crime, call (978)356-4343.