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Subject: Crash Involving Pedestrians

On June 27, 2017, at approximately 11:07 PM, members of the Falmouth Police Department, Falmouth Fire Rescue Department and the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash involving three pedestrians in the area of 790 Teaticket Hwy. The first responding officers found an unconscious female suffering from serious injuries. She is a 22 year old and resides in East Falmouth. She was med-flighted to a Rhode Island trauma center. A second pedestrian, a 22 year old male from East Falmouth, suffered serious injuries and was transported to the Falmouth Hospital by ambulance. A third pedestrian, a 21 year old male from East Falmouth, was also struck and sustained minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the Falmouth Police Department and the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office. However, the initial investigation indicates that a 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer was heading easterly on Teaticket Hwy. The three pedestrians were walking easterly on the side of Teaticket Hwy. The Trailblazer, which was being operated by a 26 year old man from East Falmouth, struck them as they walked along the side of the road. The operator of the vehicle stopped after the collision and was not injured.

Traffic was detoured around the crash site for about three hours but the road is now completely open.
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Esther Ann PriceHealing prayers for all.

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Ray JayceSo sad. Thinking healing thoughts for all.

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Helen AhearnSo sad. I hope and pray they will all recover.🙏

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Sheila Cogan Chisholm🙏🏻

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Shel LandryPrayers....

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Taylor K McIntyre JrI sure hope hope they turn out to be OK.

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chief-dunneWelcome to the Falmouth Police Department’s website.

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, five seasonal police officers and six 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-eight years working for the Falmouth Police Department. Throughout my career I have held many positions in the Department such 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 currently serve as Sergeant at Arms for the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association, 2nd Vice President for the Southeastern Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association and a member of the Executive Board for the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce.  My active memberships also include the New England Association of Chiefs of Police, Cape and Islands Police Chiefs Association, and International Association of Chiefs of Police.

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 transparency and accountability for not only myself but for our entire Department.  We strive to hold ourselves to a higher standard of conduct and to maintain the trust and confidence of our citizens and visitors.

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Edward A. Dunne

Chief of Police

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