Abington's top police union official says multiple cops are ready to transfer out, but town officials say that's not likely.
An Abington police officer is expected to be OK after crashing his SUV while helping pursue a man who allegedly robbed a convenience store, stole a Rockland police vehicle, and led law enforcement on an ultimately fatal chase through morning rush-hour traffic Friday.
Abington stands to receive about $1.6 million in federal funding over the next two years, which could allow the town to escape the pandemic, and its economic impacts, without major layoffs or program and service cuts.
Abington officials are leaning towards moving the town’s police dispatch operations to a regional center in Holbrook.
Officer Brian Feely was named Abington Police Department Officer of the Year; Sgt. Ron Sweeney retired after 33 years in public safety.
Abington Police has received a grant from a national non-profit that will allow the department to bring back its K9 unit.
A 911 hang-up call Tuesday evening helped Abington Police uncover its second significant stash of meth in a week.
A 39-year-old Rockland man will face multiple charges following a drugged driving crash at Abington's main Little League field.
COVID-19 vaccinations are underway for Abington's first responders, although not all plan to receive them right away.
A rogue squirrel may be to blame for Tuesday's power outage that knocked out electricity to 4,000 area homes.