December 2015

Monthly Archive

Ryan Barthelette Sworn in as New Part-time Patrolman

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


Granby Town Clerk Kathy Kelly-Regan officially swore Ryan Barthelette into his new part-time patrol officer position at a ceremony held in the conference room at the public safety complex. Ryan will continue training until sometime in February. Congratulations Ryan!

Parking Ban in Effect Tonight at 9 PM

Posted by Sgt O on 28 Dec 2015 | Tagged as: general


The Town of Granby would like to announce that a Parking Ban will be in effect from 9pm today, December 28th, until tomorrow, December 29th at 9pm. This means that there is no on-street parking allowed.

Happy Holidays!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Sgt O on 23 Dec 2015 | Tagged as: general


The Granby Police Department would like to wish everyone Happy Holidays, and remind everyone to celebrate the season responsibly.

Officer Injured During Training

Posted by Sgt O on 10 Dec 2015 | Tagged as: general


December 10, 2015

On the morning of November 30, 2015, the Granby Police Department was informed by the Director of the Western MA Police Academy that one of the police department’s employees had been seriously injured during a defensive tactics training session.   The officer, Shawn Rooney, had been struck in the eye with a police baton during training.  The incident occurred at the academy on the campus of STCC.  The officer was transported to the hospital for treatment.   The incident is being investigated by the MPTC and the MA State Police.

Questions related to the incident should be referred to the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security Public Information Officer Felix Browne at (617) 274-5542.

Alan Wishart

Chief of Police

Granby Police to Participate In National Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Mobilization

Posted by Sgt O on 10 Dec 2015 | Tagged as: general


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. This campaign is funded by a federal grant administered through the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s Highway Safety Division (EOPSS/HSD). 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.