The Danvers Police Department is a community service law enforcement organization striving to maintain the safety of its citizens, while the department focuses on quality of life issues and the resolution of conflict within our community.
The core values that the department relies on to deliver quality police services include:
- Maintaining high standards of integrity and ethics;
- Protecting constitutional rights;
- Solving problems and maintaining order;
- Collaborating and partnering with citizens;
- Reducing crime and fear of crime;
- Protecting vulnerable populations.
The email of the Police Department is not monitored 24/7 and should not be utilized to report or request time sensitive information. Time-sensitive requests may be directed to the business line at 978-774-1213.
Financial Crimes & Scams
Descriptions of some of the most common scams that request wire transfers or the purchase of prepaid debit cards or gift cards.
The Records Division of the Danvers Police Department is responsible for maintaining the security and destruction of all records for the Department. The Division will also assist individuals with requests for obtaining public records; such typical records include police reports, accidents reports, daily logs, etc.
The tips on this page will help keep you, your family, and your valuables safe from injury and theft.
- Who do I call about police-related non-emergencies?
The general business line for the Police Department is 978-774-1213.
- How do I file a police report?
If it is an emergency, always call 911.
Otherwise, a police report may be filed in person at the Danvers Police Department. Additionally, an officer can be dispatched to your home/business for assistance in some cases. If you need non-emergency assistance or have a question, please call the Danvers Police Department business line at 978-774-121
- What do I do with my old prescription drugs and needles?
The Danvers Police Department offers drug and needle drop boxes in the lobby of the Police Station for residents to freely discard unwanted or unneeded items.