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Welcome! We are the Methuen Police Department. The men and women of our department are dedicated to serving the citizens of Methuen.

Our Mission

Mission Statement: The men and women of the Methuen Police Department, empowered by and in partnership with the community, are dedicated to providing professional, ethical, and courteous service to all.

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Registration Information

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Joe SolomonChief


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Identity Theft

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A Professional organization providing law enforcement services to the public

We believe in the best training, technology, equipment, and people to achieve our goals

Our Professional Organization

Chief Solomon and the City of Methuen Police Department, staffed by 87 professional sworn personnel as well as 16 dedicated civilian employees, handle approximately 33,000 calls for service a year in a City of approximately 23.1 square miles and 48,000 Citizens.

Through a partnership with our Citizens, Businesses, City Government, and neighboring Local, State, and Federal agencies, the Methuen Police Department strives to protect life, enforce and uphold the law, preserve order, and protect property all while improving the quality of life in our community.

In a society where technology and media is so prominent in all aspects of our lives, Chief Solomon is our biggest advocate in opening the doors of communication with our Citizens by creating a presence in social media. Methuen Police Department excels in our social media efforts to notify, educate, engage, and respond to our Citizens in all regards.

Some of our teams


The Criminal Investigations Bureau is divided into two divisions, the Criminal Investigations Division and the Drugs/Gangs & Homeland Security Division.


Patrol untis committed to helping people in need and to maintaining an immediate and effective response time. The patrol officers serve in various area’s in Methuen and work to make our neighborhoods better, safer places to live and work.

Support Services

Under the general supervision of the Chief of Police, the Commander of the Support Services Bureau is responsible for planning, development, implementation and control of all functions that support the strategic and tactical operations of the Department. The Support Services Bureau Commander oversees the Court Liaison, Training, Information Management, Records, Payroll, Personnel Management, Planning and Analysis.

Drug Gang Unit

The drug unit will continue to build professional relationships with other agencies on the local, state and federal levels . This will increase our ability to combat the drug situation throughout our community.

Our department is committed to keeping you updated

Below are some of the things we think you should know and stay informed.

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23Apr 2014

Got Drugs?

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03Apr 2014

Help us Help You!

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24Mar 2014

Methuen PD to Host table at SEPAC Fair

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Latest Safety Information

  • Did you shop at target? If you did please check your credit report and watch your card statements

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If you have any questions or concerns you can contact us using with secure form and if you wish you can remain anonymous