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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

Thursday April 19, 2018

Malden's street sweeping program resumes on Tuesday, 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

Sunday January 14, 2018

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...

Malden Police Offer Support to Teen Battling Cancer

Thursday December 22, 2016

The Malden Police Department joined other area agencies in supporting Malden teenager Haley Ledbury in her battle against a rare form of bone cancer.  Haley and her family were given a police escort from their home to police headquarters at 800...

Winter Parking Restrictions begin November 1st

Tuesday October 31, 2017

Winter parking restrictions are in effect from November 1st through April 1st each year.  Please take time to familiarize yourself with the rules to avoid getting a ticket or being towed.  For more information about winter parking restrictions...