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"Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" Campaign

Friday December 15, 2017

The Malden Police Department was awarded a special grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) to increase the number of impaired driving patrols during the holiday season. Malden police will join local police...

Winter Driving Tips

Tuesday December 12, 2017

Safe Winter Driving

Winter driving can be hazardous and scary, especially in northern regions that get

a lot of snow and ice. Additional preparations can help make a trip safer, or help

motorists deal with an...

MPD Welcomes Three New Officers

Thursday November 9, 2017

Malden PD recently welcomed three new officers to the force.  Officers Salvatore Paci, Noelle Bowie-Pierce, and Amanda Grenier graduated from the Lowell Police Academy on November 3rd after 24 weeks of training.  The officers were sworn in by the...

Halloween Safety

Tuesday October 24, 2017

The Malden Police Department encourages families to enjoy Halloween festivities while keeping safety in mind.  Please consider...

National Drug Take-back Day

Monday October 23, 2017

The Malden Police Department along with the Malden Board of Health Substance Abuse Prevention Services are hosting the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Drug Take-Back Day to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of...

Two Recent Bank Robbery Arrests

Monday October 16, 2017

On October 6th, Malden PD officers responded to 876 Main St. for a reported bank robbery in progress.  Upon arrival, officers were able to obtain a suspect description and witness statements that reported seeing a man fitting that same...

JAG Grant

Thursday August 10, 2017

The Malden Police Department is applying for funds through the Bureau of Justice Assistance.  This grant, also known as JAG grant, will offer directed overtime patrols of hotspot areas.  Any opportunity for comment can be directed to Captain Marc...

MPD Wins Pulling for Hope!

Monday September 25, 2017

Several MPD officers participated in the American Cancer Society's Pulling for Hope event on September 24th at Logan Airport.  The officers moved a Jet Blue airplane in 8.66 seconds and won the challenge!  The win was dedicated to fellow Officer...

Street Sweeping Resumes May 1st

Tuesday April 25, 2017

Malden's street sweeping program resumes on Monday, May 1st.   The Department of Public Works sweepers will remove dirt and debris on an ongoing, regular basis through November 1st. We would ask residents to take a moment to familiarize...

Community Alert: Abuse of Common Cold Medicine

Sunday April 9, 2017

Malden Police have noticed a recent uptick in abuse of common cold medicine combined with alcohol and/or drugs.  Parents of middle school and high school aged children should take the time to discuss the dangers of drug abuse with their children...

Promotional Ceremony

Thursday March 23, 2017

A promotional ceremony was held at Malden Police Headquarters on March 17th. ...

City Hall Construction - Pedestrian Traffic

Thursday March 2, 2017

On Thursday, March 2nd, Jefferson Apartment Group will install construction site fencing around the 3.2 acre site that encompasses City Hall, the old Police Station and the First Church to begin demolition. Pedestrians will have no access to the...

Emergency Alert Signup

Wednesday March 15, 2017

In the event of an emergency or if there is important information that we need to convey to our residents or businesses, we want you to stay connected with the City of Malden. Sign up for our Emergency Alerts and never miss important information...

Police Warn Of ‘Can You Hear Me?’ Phone Scam

Monday January 30, 2017

Please review a recent CBS Boston / WBZ Channel 4 news report:

Police are warning about a new scheme in which the fraudster asks “Can you hear me?” The aim is to get the caller to say “yes,” which is recorded and used to authorize credit...

Crime Alert: Snowblower Thefts

Wednesday January 11, 2017

Numerous snowblower thefts have been reported in the city over the past few weeks.  The thefts are believed to be occurring during daytime hours.  

Malden Police suggest the following crime prevention tips:

  • Record the serial...

Promotional Ceremony

Friday January 20, 2017

A promotional ceremony was held at Malden Police Headquarters on January...

Malden Police Execute Search Warrant at Local Business

Monday January 9, 2017

After a lengthy investigation by detectives, a search warrant was granted for Verdone's Pizza at 24 Eastern Ave.  The warrant was executed on January 6th at approximately 4:00pm.  Upon securing the business by detectives, a customer was stopped...

Crime Alert: Vehicle Break-Ins

Thursday March 23, 2017

There has been a recent uptick in vehicle break-ins across the city.  These incidents are occurring primarily during the overnight hours.  Malden Police urge all residents and visitors to lock your car doors and to not leave...