Public Safety

Police Department

  1. Police Chief's Message
  2. About WPD

We take immeasurable pride in our department and the job we do protecting the lives and property of the citizens of this community. We feel that we are an essential component in the continuity of a superior quality of life in Watertown. 

 Our per capita crime rate is among the lowest in the State. We are a community-oriented policing organization. This means that we operate in partnership with the people living in Watertown. It is only through these partnerships that we are able to accomplish our mission to provide superior law enforcement services to our community while making Watertown a safe place to visit, live, work, and raise a family

 As you browse this website, you will run across some of the many community-oriented programs we carry out. Please take a minute to look us over. Thank you for your visit.

Fire Department

  1. Fire Chief's Message
  2. Vision
  3. Mission

WFR takes pride in its ability to serve the many needs of the community. Each day, our citizens call upon our 36 firefighters to respond to a variety of emergencies including medical emergencies, structure fires, technical rescues, hazardous material incidents, and vehicle accidents. Fire Prevention and Education also play a major role in our service to the City of Watertown. 

Please visit our site often for press releases, public safety information, recruitment, and upcoming events. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or comments.