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

2020

The town of Tisbury confirmed Friday that it has settled a federal lawsuit with former police Lieut. Eerik Meisner for $400,000.
A Vineyard Haven woman and three young children are safe after a Tisbury police officer rescued them from a second-floor apartment that was on fire.
Two men are facing criminal charges after an incident at a largely peaceful demonstration at Five Corners Monday afternoon that included verbal and physical altercations.
Tisbury selectmen have taken another step toward retail recreational marijuana, approving a host-community agreement with Patient Centric.
The Tisbury police department has launched a training program for officers to learn Portuguese.

2019

A former Tisbury police lieutenant has filed a lawsuit in federal court against the town claiming civil rights violations and breach of contract.

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