Chilmark Police

High School Student Dies in Car Crash

Jake Baird died Friday morning from injuries sustained in a single-car accident. Two other students who were passengers were injured in the crash.

Chilmark Sergeant Earns Commendation

Sgt. Sean Slavin was commended last week for leading an investigation that led to the arrest of a Florida psychic.

Chilmark Swears in New Chief of Police

Surrounded by friends, family and fellow law enforcement officers on Tuesday, Jonathan Klaren was sworn in as the new chief of the Chilmark police department.

Chilmark Selectmen Name Sergeant as New Police Chief

The Chilmark selectmen voted Thursday night to promote longtime Chilmark police Sgt. Jonathan Klaren to the position of chief.

Chilmark Selectmen Set to Choose Police Chief Tonight

Seekonk police Capt. Frank John, Plymouth police Capt. Bruce McNamee and Chilmark police Sgt. Jonathan Klaren were interviewed Wednesday evening. The selectmen are expected to vote tonight in a meeting that begins at 5 p.m. in the town hall.

Three Finalists Named in Chilmark Police Chief Search

Chilmark police Sgt. Jonathan Klaren, Plymouth police captain Bruce McNamee, and Seekonk police captain Frank John are all finalists in the running for Chilmark police chief.

Chilmark Selectmen Name Former Longtime Police Chief as Interim

Following the abrupt resignation of police chief Brian Cioffi, the Chilmark selectmen named former longtime police chief Tim Rich as interim.

In Summer of Unrest, Chilmark Pauses to Honor Its Police Force

In light of gun violence around the country, the Chilmark selectmen Tuesday offered words of gratitude to their town police force, most of which gathered shoulder-to-shoulder in the town hall meeting room.

Chilmark Considers Safety Building Site

Picking up on efforts that began more than a decade ago, a committee in Chilmark is taking another stab at finding a location for a new fire station.

Chilmark Manhunt Ends With Arrest of Oak Bluffs Man

After an extended search that involved a large contingent of law enforcement from up-Island and beyond, Chilmark police arrested Steven Carlson of Oak Bluffs on Tuesday for assault with a deadly weapon.