MONTAGUE PARKING BAN:
Message from Montague Highway Superintendent Tom Bergeron and Police Chief Chip Dodge;
The Town of Montague Parking ban is in effect. This means that no parking is allowed on any town owned streets during the overnight between the hours of 1:00am to 5:00am.
We ask that you avoid parking on any street during a snow storm.
Please pay attention to the parking bans in each of the town parking lots. Each lot is posted with the parking time restrictions to allow the DPW time to remove the snow from the parking lots.
The mission of the Montague Police Department is to promote, preserve, and deliver quality services to the residents of Montague and to ensure the safety of all members of our community. Our goal is to work as a team with our community. Community Policing is practiced daily by our agency. By working together as a team we are able to make this a safer community to live in and visit.
The Montague Police Department provides a 24 hr 7 day a week service to the five villages of Montague. The Police Department is located in the Montague Public Safety Complex located at 180 Turnpike Road in Turners Falls, MA. The Police Department has the responsibility for maintaining a 24hr 7 day a week 911 Police Dispatch Center with continuous NCIC/CHSB interface with criminal justice agencies across the state and nation.
The Montague Police Department has the strength of 16 full time sworn police officers, comprised of 1 Chief of Police, 1 Staff Sergeant, 3 Sergeants, 3 Detectives, 7 Patrol Officers and 1 School Resource Officer. The Montague Police Department also has 4 full time civilian Dispatchers, 1 full time Dispatch Manager/Administrative Assistant for the Police Chief and 1 Animal Control Officer. In addition to its permanent staffing, the department has 10 sworn reserve police officers.
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