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Evan E.J. Haglund

Chief of Police


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The Topsfield Police Department is fully accredited by the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission. Our Department is a proactive, community responsive organization that strives to maintain a professional, dedicated and caring approach when dealing with the community it serves.

The department consists of (23) sworn Police Officers and (2) Office Managers.

In addition to our regular cruiser patrols, the department operates a Motorcycle unit, Truck Enforcement unit and a Criminal Investigation unit. We participate in the DARE program for all sixth grade elementary students and offer Rape Aggression Defense training for our citizens.

We have a wonderful community and our department works hard every day to ensure your safety and to assist your needs.

Please feel free to contact our department for any assistance or concerns; we are available 24 hours a day 365 days a year.


Evan E.J. Haglund

Chief of Police

Email: ehaglund@topsfieldpolice.com

Essex Regional 911 Alerts Information Links

As of January 1st, 2018, the Town of Topsfield will switch systems for emergency alerting to Essex Regional 911 Alerts. Essex Regional 911 Alerts is a state-of-the-art infrastructure, administered by Essex Regional 911, in partnership with SwiftReach Networks utilizing their Swift911 platform. Topsfield residents, employees, and affiliates continue to have the same capabilities for emergency notifications by telephone and now have expanded access to alerts by other means including phone calls and social media. Topsfield residents, employees, and affiliates are able to also subscribe to other communities that have signed onto the platform. Residents will be able to setup their own accounts and manage their messaging preferences as they desire. Subscribers to the former Nixle system: please be aware that if your contact information exists in the previous system, it will not be transferred into the new system. To register for an account or to sign up for alerts, click on the icon below or visit www.ecrecc.org/alerts to get started.


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Topsfield Police Department

210 Boston Street Topsfield, Massachusetts 01983