|Police Chief:||Dawn Charette|
|Address:||3 Hollow Road, Wales, MA 01081|
|Non-Emergency Dispatch:||(413) 245-7222|
|WPD Facebook page:||Go to WPD Facebook page|
or by appointment
Message from Chief Charette
On behalf of the Wales Police Department I would like to welcome you to our official web site. I am excited to provide you with valuable information pertaining to the services that your police department offers to our community. If you have any questions or comments please contact me via email or stop by the office. It is my continued goal to provide the highest quality of law enforcement in keeping with the history and tradition of Community Policing that makes this department unique.
Dawn M. Charette
Chief of Police
Other Police Contacts
- House Check
Tell us when you are out of town, and we'll periodically check up on your property for you.
Click here for a House Check form.
- Firearms Licensing
To obtain a firearms license, first click here and fill in the application. Then, bring the completed application, along with a check payable to the Town of Wales for $100, to the Police Department during posted hours. Photos provided at no charge.
We now have the MIRCS (Massachusetts Instant Records Checks System) computerized version of LTC process.
Note: If applying for your permit for the first time, a safety certificate from MA approved instructor is required by Massachusetts General Law.
If you would like to be contacted during an emergency by either the Police Department or the Fire Department, please complete and return this form.
Approved Firearms Roster (link)
Wales Sex Offender Information
We currently have two Level 3 Offenders and one Level 2 Offender living in Wales.
Level 3 offenders are disseminated by statute under Meghan's Law to the public when the offender is classified. Level 2 Offenders are available upon request from the Chief of Police. There is a form available for such a request and there are standards that have to be met in order for the request to be disseminated. For more information, use the link below to the Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board 's information page.
Sex Offender Registry Board (link)
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