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

2015

Tisbury and West Tisbury police are investigating the theft of mail from several mailboxes in the Lambert’s Cove area.

2014

The Tisbury police will now carry Narcan, a medication that counteracts opiate overdose, in their police cruisers.

Tisbury police issued an arrest warrant Monday for a man they believe stole tools and electronics from a Vineyard Haven job site.

Tisbury police Lieut. Eerik Meisner was appointed as new town emergency services director this week. His recommendation to the post came from town fire chief John Schilling.
Matthew Gamache, 36, was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with attempted murder, domestic assault and battery, intimidation of a witness, 24 counts of unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition and possession of an explosive device. A dangerousness hearing is set for Tuesday.
Thanks to Tisbury police officers on the midnight shift, a lost seal is back in the water — despite a quick detour under a police car.

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