Welcome to our newly formatted website! This site was designed to help you learn more about our department, community issues and concerns, keep you informed about events and incidents occurring in your neighborhood, and provide you with links to helpful websites.
As Chief of Police I am extremely proud of the men and women of the Falmouth Police Department. Currently, the department is funded for fifty-eight sworn officers, three seasonal police officers and seven civilians. The Falmouth Police Department serves a residential population of over 32,000 people and in the summer over 100,000.
I have over thirty-seven years working for the Falmouth Police Department. In that time, I have held many patrol commands working my way through the ranks as Sergeant, Captain of Specialized Services, Falmouth SRT Commander, and now I’m proud to serve as your Chief of Police. I hold a master’s degree in criminal justice from Western New England College and earned my bachelor’s degree from Boston State College. I have extensive investigative experience. Some of my prior specialist assignments have included background investigator, arson investigator, accident investigator, hostage negotiator, photographer, and detail sergeant.
The mission of the Falmouth Police Department is to provide ethical, crime prevention and detection. This is accomplished through professional service and partnership with the community; to improve quality of life by meeting the ever changing and growing needs of our diverse community and its visitors.
The Falmouth Police Department is a full service law enforcement agency committed to a high quality efficient service working with community groups, businesses, local government, Falmouth Chamber Commerce, residents and all community stakeholders. We recognize that successful policing cannot be done without the support of the community.
As Chief of Police I promise to hold ourselves accountable to a higher standard of conduct and strive to maintain the trust and confidence of our citizens and visitors.
Please take some time to explore our website and its links to learn more about us and the services we provide.
Edward A. Dunne
Chief of Police