NEWBURYPORT — Fire Chief Christopher LeClaire and City Marshal Mark Murray report that the Newburyport Fire and Police Departments responded early Thursday to an incident at a chemical plant in the city’s industrial park.
Groveland firefighters plan a seriously touching surprise for the mother and girlfriend of one of their members, after he returned home early from a deployment in Afghanistan. Also on Fox 25:
Police in Burlington, Massachusetts, will conduct a series of prostitution sweeps over the next several months aimed at discouraging sex trafficking and sex crimes. Why? Because prostitution is not a victimless crime. See the video for more info.
Gloucester ANGEL Initiative Featured on MSNBC from John Guilfoil Public Relations on Vimeo. The Gloucester ANGEL Initiative was featured on August 31 on MSNBC, with a touching video that included a program participant and his mother, as well as Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello.
The town of Bedford, Mass. has a number of high-end retail stores in multiple shopping centers in town. One of the biggest issues during the holidays? Shoplifting. In order to curb the problem, JGPR worked with Bedford Police to create and launch Operation P.A.C.E. — Proactive Community Enforcement. We also conducted a media campaign around the […]
Police Departments are beginning to understand the value of social media not just as a public outreach method but as a true investigative tool. We saw that on August 11, 2014, when a man walked into a Bank of America branch in Bedford, Massachusetts, claimed to have a gun, and demanded money. The bank immediately […]
This is a case study in the importance of a detached, civilian public information officer. Even a well-organized department like Arlington, which has a Captain assigned to PIO duties, understands the need. What do you do when your PIO is also the OIC at a crime scene? He or she can’t just leave the scene […]
Around the nation, first responders are training to respond to disaster and terrorism. One of the most high-profile training operations you’ll see is Urban Shield. In Metropolitan Boston, Urban Shield means bringing 1,800 police officers, firefighters, medics, and even Coast Guardsmen together, along with transit authorities, hospitals, Boston Harbor, an abandoned movie theater, a college […]