Yvonne Guzman
Charges of racism erupted this week at the Tisbury police department, with the town's only African-American year-round officer saying he has been the subject of harassment, jokes and even an offens
Tisbury Police
Racism
Yvonne Guzman
The Martha's Vineyard NAACP this week called for the immediate dismissal of John Dillon, a Tisbury police patrolman who has been charged with racism by a fellow officer.
Tisbury Police
Martha's Vineyard NAACP
Racism
Yvonne Guzman
Tisbury police officer John Dillon -- who has been under fire from the NAACP for allegedly racist acts against the town's only African-American patrolman -- is on indefinite paid administrative lea
Tisbury Police
Racism
Chris Burrell
Two young girls from New Jersey got their first exposure to overt racism this week when they returned from a morning walk into downtown Vineyard Haven and found a racial slur spray-painted in lette
Tisbury Police
Racism

2021

Tisbury police detective William Brigham has been named second in command to interim police chief Christopher Habekost, following a unanimous vote by the select board Tuesday afternoon.
After 15 years of directing vehicles coming off the ferry at the Vineyard Haven Steamship Authority terminal, officer Eloise Boales is retiring from her post in Tisbury.
Two wells at the site of a planned 20-unit rental development in Tisbury were purposely contaminated with motor oil, Philippe Jordi, executive director of the Island Housing Trust said Thursday.
Police in Tisbury and Falmouth worked with members of the Cape Cod Drug Task Force and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to arrest three Tisbury residents Tuesday after a two-month investigation, Tisbury police said.

2020

Former Tisbury Sgt. Kindia Roman has filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging workplace discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
The Tisbury police department is the proud owner of the Island’s first hybrid police cruisers.

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