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The Granby Police Department would like to welcome you to our web blog. The purpose of the blog is to keep you informed on current information. This Page is designed to compliment our web page. Please check back often for updates.

2015 Granby DARE Camp Dates Announced

Posted by Sgt O on 20 Mar 2015 | Tagged as: general

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The Granby Police Department is now excepting applications for the 2015 DARE Basketball and Soccer Camps. The 2015 DARE Basketball Camp will run Monday July 6th - Friday July 10th (for grades 6-10) and Monday July 13th - Friday July 17th (Grades 3-6) Camp sessions run 9 am to 3 pm for session 1. NOTE: Session 2 camp hours have been reduced, Session 2 will now run from 830 am to 1230 pm daily. 6th Graders may attend either session. Those 6th grade players who attend Session 1 can also attend Session 2 on a space available basis.

The 2015 DARE Soccer Camp will be held July 20st - July 24th and is available to student’s grades 3 -10 (grades as of 9/15). The camp will run from 8:30 to 12:30 daily and is available to all area youth.

For more information you can contact Officer James White by email jwhite@granbypd.org or at the police station 413-467-2162. Applications for the camp are available at the police station, or at the police department’s website www.granbypd.org , under downloads, on the homepage of the website. Grades are as of September 2015. Camp fee is $50 (Discounts for multiple family members.) No child will be denied enrollment due to financial hardship.

Granby Police and Ambulance Personnel Respond to Motor Vehicle Crash Involving a Pedestrian

Posted by Sgt O on 20 Feb 2015 | Tagged as: general

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On February 20, 2015 at approximately 06:22am, Granby Public Safety Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a male and female on the side of the road, near 17 Pleasant St., with an unknown concern. A second 911 call came in reporting that there was an accident involving a van and a pedestrian. Granby Police and Ambulance Personnel were dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival, officers found an elderly female victim lying in a snowbank being supported by a male party, later identified as the operator of the van. Ambulance and Police Personnel attended to the victim and she was transported to Baystate Medical Center with apparent life threatening injuries. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family members. The accident is under investigation by Sergeant Gary Poehler and Officer Wayne Mark of the Granby Police Department, Massachusetts State Police assigned to the District Attorney’s Office, and the State Police Collision Analysis & Reconstruction Section.

Parking Ban in Effect Starting at 10pm this Evening

Posted by Sgt O on 01 Feb 2015 | Tagged as: general

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The Town of Granby would like to announce that the Parking Ban will be in effect from 10pm today, February 1st, until Tuesday Feb 3rd at 4pm. This means that there is no on-street parking allowed.

Town of Granby (MA) Full-time Dispatcher Opening

Posted by Sgt O on 29 Jan 2015 | Tagged as: general

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The Granby Police Department is in the process of hiring a full time dispatcher. Dispatchers are Union employees. Accordingly, they pay dues and are subject to the terms of a collective bargaining agreement. The starting pay for a fulltime dispatcher is approximately $34,300. Starting benefits currently include two weeks vacation, three personal days, paid sick leave, clothing allowance and education benefits.

Granby dispatch is an E911 PSAP that utilizes PowerPhone EMD protocols. Prior public safety dispatch training and experience is preferred but not mandatory.

Interested applicants must complete an application and provide a letter of interest to Chief of Police Alan Wishart no later than February 20th at 12:00PM. Applicants are encouraged to supply a resume’ and letters of recommendation. Applications are available online at www.granbypd.org or at the Granby Public Safety complex located at 259A East State Street, Granby, MA.

Questions regarding this position can be emailed to awishart@granbypd.org.

Resident K-9 stops by Police Station to say Happy New Year

Posted by Sgt O on 31 Dec 2014 | Tagged as: general

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On Wednesday December 31, 2014, the Granby Police Department had a resident stop by to wish the Department a Happy New Year. Hunter was brought to the station when he was found by a passerby who was concerned for his safety. After coming in to the lobby and jumping up on the counter to wish everyone a Happy New Year, Hunter was returned home to his family. At this time, the Granby Police Department would like to wish everyone a Happy and Safe New Year.

Granby Police to Increase Traffic Patrols During Holiday Season

Posted by Sgt O on 15 Dec 2014 | Tagged as: general

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The Granby Police Department announced today that officers will be out in full force over the next few weeks in a continued effort to stop impaired driving, and promote traffic safety, in support of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over mobilization, funded by a federal grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) administered through the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s Highway Safety Division.

The focus of the increased patrols is to combine extra traffic enforcement, provide public information, and community outreach to reduce motor vehicle-related fatalities, injuries and economic loss. The Granby Police Department wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday season and reminds everyone to celebrate the holidays responsibly.

Parking Ban in Effect November 26th at 2PM

Posted by Sgt O on 26 Nov 2014 | Tagged as: general

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The Town of Granby would like to announce that the Parking Ban will be in effect from 2pm today, November 26th, until tomorrow at noon. This means that there is no on-street parking allowed.

Town of Granby (MA) Full-time Dispatcher opening

Posted by Sgt O on 13 Nov 2014 | Tagged as: general

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The Granby Police Department is in the process of hiring a full time dispatcher. Dispatchers are Union employees. Accordingly they pay dues and are subject to the terms of the collective bargaining agreement. The starting pay for a fulltime dispatcher is approximately $34,300. Starting benefits currently include two weeks vacation, three personal days, paid sick leave, clothing allowance and education benefits.

Granby dispatch is an E911 PSAP that utilizes PowerPhone EMD protocols. Prior dispatch training and employment is preferred but not mandatory.

Interested applicants need to fill out an application and provide a letter of interest to Chief of Police Alan Wishart no later than December 1st at 12:00PM. Applicants are encouraged to supply a resume’ and letters of recommendation. Applications are available online at www.granbypd.org or at the Granby Public Safety complex located at 259A East State Street, Granby, MA.

Questions regarding this position can be emailed to awishart@granbypd.org.

Granby Police to Increase Traffic Patrols with the Assistance of Traffic Grant

Posted by Sgt O on 08 Oct 2014 | Tagged as: general

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The Granby Police Department announced today that officers will be out in full force over the next few weeks in a continued effort to reduce speed and aggressive driving, in support of the Fall 2014, Speed and Aggressive Driving Mobilization. The increased patrols have been funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Securities, Highway Safety Division, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The focus of the increased patrols is to combine extra traffic enforcement, provide public information, and community outreach to reduce motor vehicle-related fatalities, injuries and economic loss. As the Holiday Seasons approach, the Granby Police Department would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season and remind everyone to celebrate responsibly.

Granby Police Scheduling Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) Class

Posted by Sgt O on 02 Oct 2014 | Tagged as: general

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The Granby Police Department is in the process of arranging a Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) Class. A copy of the brochure explaining the course can found on the Granby Police Department’s Website Home Page. Any women interested in registering for this course should contact Officer Kurt Carpenter at the Granby Police Department, kcarpenter@granbypd.org or 413-467-9222

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