Patrol personnel of the Braintree Police Department are the primary responders to crimes, calls for service and assistance. Patrol Officers are required to respond to all types ofIMG_0078 calls, from barking dog complaints to more serious offenses. On average the Braintree Police respond to 25,000 calls per year.

Patrol Sectors

The town of Braintree is broken up into 7 different sectors. A patrol officer is responsible for each individual sector and a 7th sector, consisting of a three officer-directed patrol located at the South Shore Plaza.  Police cruisers are equipped with medical kits including First Aid Supplies, Narcan,  CPR Equipment, and an Automated Electronic Defibrillator or AED. All patrolman are trained in equipment including AEDs.

Impact & Selective Enforcement Patrols

In addition, shifts are regularly augmented with impact and selective enforcement patrols. These selective enforcement patrols include OUI, speeding, distracted driving, crosswalk, and seat belt enforcement funded through state grant programs year-round.  Impact shifts are regularly deployed during times where high call volume is expected, for example, New Years Eve and Braintree Day.  IMG_0373

Traffic Division

The primary duty of the Traffic Enforcement Division is the enforcement of traffic laws in order to reduce traffic collisions, their resulting injuries, and to facilitate the safe and expedient flow of vehicular and pedestrian traffic. These efforts result in safer roadways and streets, fewer fatalities, injuries, and reduces property damage.

The division handles traffic related complaints and facilitates the deployment of the department's radar speed signs.  Requests for service and traffic complaints can be forwarded to Sgt. Brian Jenkins

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