The Acton Police Department protects 22,000 residents every day, including 6,000 children who attend our schools. They provide pro-active patrols and community policing functions, as well as investigate crimes, arrest criminals, handle false alarms, and vehicle crashes.
In addition, they deal with a significant number of social issues, including domestic abuse, homelessness, mental health problems, and medical responses.
The Arlington Police Department is organized by three major divisions to best serve the needs of the community.
The Community Services Division: This division is tasked with effectively deploying all uniformed and patrol personnel, including the Patrol Division, Community Services Officer, Traffic Unit, K-9 Unit, Bicycle Unit, and Animal Control.
Support Services Division: This division is tasked with supporting the Community Services Division as well as administrative functions of the entire department and includes the Criminal Investigations Bureau (CIB), Training Unit, Records Bureau, Details & Licensing, and 9-1-1 Community Safety.
Professional Standards Division: This division is charged with maintaining the developing department policies and procedures and works to ensure all personnel maintain a high level of professional standards.
Chief Bongiorno serves as Secretary of the Association.
A veteran of the Concord and Arlington departments, Chief Robert Bongiorno brings two decades of experience and a hands-on approach to the Bedford Police Department. He currently serves as secretary of the Middlesex County Chiefs of Police Association.
Bedford Police Mission:
We are professionals dedicated to promoting individual responsibilities and community commitment through law enforcement and education while working in partnership with the community. By doing so with integrity and pride, we will ensure safety and security for all citizens.