Table 26

MASSACHUSETTS

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees

by City, 2016

City Population Total law
enforcement
employees
Total
officers
Total
civilians
Abington 16,201 27 25 2
Acton 23,770 54 43 11
Acushnet 10,466 21 19 2
Adams 8,131 17 16 1
Agawam 28,844 57 47 10
Andover 35,558 71 51 20
Aquinnah 331 4 4 0
Arlington 45,004 84 66 18
Ashburnham 6,206 16 11 5
Ashby 3,242 9 5 4
Ashland 17,689 29 25 4
Attleboro 44,225 91 79 12
Auburn 16,508 46 35 11
Avon 4,505 15 11 4
Ayer 8,078 26 18 8
Barnstable 43,974 128 113 15
Barre 5,491 9 8 1
Becket 1,759 4 4 0
Bedford 14,280 38 29 9
Belchertown 14,985 22 18 4
Bellingham 16,922 40 33 7
Belmont 25,637 60 46 14
Berkley 6,678 8 8 0
Berlin 3,038 14 10 4
Bernardston 2,096 3 3 0
Beverly 41,303 72 68 4
Billerica 42,965 78 65 13
Blackstone 9,079 20 17 3
Bolton 5,210 13 12 1
Boston 673,880 2,678 2,125 553
Bourne 19,577 47 40 7
Boxborough 5,223 17 11 6
Boxford 8,271 11 11 0
Boylston 4,551 13 10 3
Braintree 37,673 92 77 15
Brewster 9,888 29 24 5
Brockton 95,189 208 187 21
Brookline 59,033 159 129 30
Buckland 1,857 2 2 0
Burlington 26,083 73 65 8
Cambridge 111,030 322 277 45
Canton 22,962 42 42 0
Carlisle 5,300 13 10 3
Carver 11,600 18 13 5
Charlton 13,430 22 18 4
Chatham 6,119 26 21 5
Chelmsford 35,251 64 52 12
Chelsea 40,096 119 110 9
Cheshire 3,143 1 1 0
Chicopee 56,887 136 132 4
Chilmark 926 5 5 0
Clinton 13,780 28 24 4
Cohasset 8,538 19 18 1
Concord 20,189 46 36 10
Dalton 6,642 11 10 1
Danvers 27,997 58 46 12
Dartmouth 34,630 88 70 18
Dedham 25,402 59 57 2
Deerfield 4,994 10 9 1
Dennis 13,905 52 45 7
Dighton 7,430 13 12 1
Douglas 8,741 19 15 4
Dover 6,008 17 16 1
Dracut 31,586 45 39 6
Dudley 11,558 15 14 1
Dunstable 3,471 9 8 1
East Bridgewater 14,390 23 21 2
Eastham 4,886 22 16 6
Easthampton 16,026 33 27 6
East Longmeadow 16,267 27 26 1
Easton 23,918 39 31 8
Egremont 1,207 3 3 0
Erving 1,771 5 5 0
Essex 3,675 10 9 1
Everett 46,754 110 101 9
Fairhaven 16,120 31 25 6
Fall River 88,371 265 218 47
Falmouth 31,382 59 55 4
Fitchburg 40,391 94 78 16
Foxborough 17,491 44 36 8
Framingham 71,422 158 144 14
Franklin 33,264 54 46 8
Freetown 9,199 18 18 0
Georgetown 8,623 16 12 4
Gloucester 29,836 52 47 5
Goshen 1,073 2 2 0
Grafton 18,613 22 18 4
Granby 6,375 13 9 4
Granville 1,628 2 1 1
Great Barrington 6,870 16 15 1
Greenfield 17,456 44 34 10
Groton 11,372 25 19 6
Groveland 6,776 13 10 3
Hadley 5,372 15 11 4
Hamilton 8,181 18 13 5
Hampden 5,227 15 11 4
Hanson 10,666 25 20 5
Hardwick 4,019 4 4 0
Harwich 12,112 37 34 3
Hatfield 3,302 3 3 0
Haverhill 62,851 104 92 12
Hingham 23,204 52 50 2
Holbrook 11,047 22 21 1
Holland 2,505 2 2 0
Holliston 14,656 27 22 5
Holyoke 40,738 144 120 24
Hopedale 5,938 16 12 4
Hopkinton 16,960 32 23 9
Hudson 19,931 45 33 12
Ipswich 13,863 28 23 5
Kingston 13,378 31 24 7
Lakeville 11,417 22 17 5
Lancaster 8,150 12 11 1
Lanesboro 2,972 6 6 0
Lawrence 80,622 147 129 18
Leicester 11,355 23 18 5
Lenox 4,971 10 10 0
Leominster 41,547 83 67 16
Lexington 33,643 61 47 14
Lincoln 7,550 19 13 6
Littleton 10,074 24 18 6
Longmeadow 15,876 32 26 6
Lowell 111,027 336 239 97
Ludlow 21,484 44 38 6
Lunenburg 11,438 14 14 0
Lynn 92,443 200 181 19
Malden 61,102 114 101 13
Mansfield 23,681 48 35 13
Marblehead 20,563 39 30 9
Marion 5,098 16 16 0
Marlborough 39,899 77 65 12
Marshfield 25,696 49 46 3
Mashpee 14,122 42 35 7
Mattapoisett 6,282 19 19 0
Maynard 10,745 26 21 5
Medford 57,367 105 103 2
Medway 13,289 28 22 6
Melrose 28,070 47 47 0
Mendon 6,033 17 12 5
Merrimac 6,859 11 7 4
Methuen 49,912 111 93 18
Middleboro 24,490 47 41 6
Middleton 9,852 16 14 2
Milford 28,606 54 45 9
Millbury 13,532 24 19 5
Millville 3,228 6 5 1
Montague 8,242 16 16 0
Nahant 3,484 13 12 1
Nantucket 11,036 51 34 17
Natick 36,777 69 56 13
Needham 30,733 55 46 9
New Bedford 94,524 297 255 42
Newton 89,116 195 149 46
Norfolk 11,991 24 18 6
North Adams 13,162 34 29 5
Northampton 28,521 69 63 6
North Andover 29,853 51 40 11
North Attleboro 29,013 58 44 14
Northborough 15,109 27 20 7
Northbridge 16,638 27 19 8
Northfield 2,984 4 4 0
North Reading 15,712 32 31 1
Norton 19,445 30 29 1
Norwell 11,030 26 21 5
Norwood 29,058 68 57 11
Orange 7,615 13 12 1
Orleans 5,810 27 22 5
Oxford 13,895 28 22 6
Palmer 12,171 26 19 7
Paxton 4,874 19 17 2
Peabody 52,501 111 92 19
Pelham 1,332 4 2 2
Pepperell 12,242 16 15 1
Petersham 1,243 2 2 0
Phillipston 1,751 2 2 0
Pittsfield 43,031 114 96 18
Plainville 9,178 24 19 5
Plymouth 59,088 134 119 15
Plympton 2,922 9 9 0
Princeton 3,465 7 6 1
Provincetown 2,959 25 19 6
Quincy 93,437 238 210 28
Randolph 33,807 61 59 2
Raynham 13,818 35 27 8
Reading 25,779 55 42 13
Rehoboth 12,033 28 23 5
Revere 53,514 107 98 9
Rochester 5,522 12 12 0
Rockport 7,222 20 16 4
Rowley 6,343 16 12 4
Royalston 1,271 1 1 0
Salem 42,888 106 100 6
Sandwich 20,312 45 35 10
Saugus 28,131 72 58 14
Scituate 18,462 38 33 5
Seekonk 15,159 39 37 2
Sharon 18,200 34 31 3
Sheffield 3,179 6 6 0
Sherborn 4,317 15 15 0
Shrewsbury 36,874 57 45 12
Somerset 18,223 37 30 7
Somerville 80,899 142 127 15
Southborough 10,048 22 17 5
Southbridge 16,819 42 36 6
South Hadley 17,748 30 25 5
Southwick 9,758 23 18 5
Spencer 11,782 21 17 4
Springfield 154,102 523 419 104
Sterling 7,993 14 13 1
Stockbridge 1,936 7 6 1
Stoneham 22,045 44 37 7
Stoughton 28,583 59 52 7
Stow 7,197 11 11 0
Sturbridge 9,520 25 19 6
Sudbury 19,035 34 25 9
Sunderland 3,652 5 5 0
Sutton 9,292 21 16 5
Swampscott 14,551 34 32 2
Swansea 16,418 36 30 6
Taunton 56,720 120 114 6
Templeton 8,169 14 9 5
Tewksbury 31,160 74 59 15
Tisbury 4,129 15 14 1
Topsfield 6,590 12 11 1
Townsend 9,585 16 15 1
Truro 1,999 17 12 5
Tyngsboro 12,397 32 26 6
Uxbridge 13,916 23 18 5
Wakefield 27,080 46 45 1
Walpole 25,187 53 40 13
Waltham 63,613 170 143 27
Wareham 22,422 59 47 12
Watertown 34,655 71 67 4
Wayland 13,760 32 23 9
Webster 16,842 32 30 2
Wellesley 29,049 45 39 6
Wellfleet 2,737 19 13 6
Wenham 5,198 11 10 1
Westborough 18,984 31 29 2
West Brookfield 3,778 6 5 1
Westfield 41,700 88 81 7
Westford 24,103 49 45 4
Westminster 7,595 14 13 1
West Newbury 4,582 13 8 5
Weston 12,147 34 25 9
Westport 15,798 32 28 4
West Springfield 28,689 93 84 9
West Tisbury 2,927 10 9 1
Westwood 16,285 40 31 9
Weymouth 56,149 108 92 16
Whitman 14,852 27 26 1
Wilbraham 14,684 28 27 1
Williamsburg 2,466 1 1 0
Williamstown 7,591 14 11 3
Wilmington 23,667 50 48 2
Winchendon 10,727 19 14 5
Winchester 22,523 46 38 8
Winthrop 18,216 33 31 2
Woburn 39,638 80 75 5
Worcester 184,595 485 435 50
Wrentham 11,614 22 21 1
Yarmouth 23,299 73 61 12

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