The Wakefield Police Department is located within the Public Safety Building on Union Street with the Wakefield Fire…More Department. The force is comprised of 41 sworn members under the direction of Chief of Police, Richard E. Smith. They are active in the community through crime and accident prevention, traffic and construction information, and community programs like self-defense and senior citizen assistance.
To report an emergency, call 9-1-1.
Town of Wakefield Fire Department 1 Union St, Wakefield, MA01880 Sharing space with the Public Safety Building and Police Department, the Fire Department protects residents from fires.…More It also plays an active role in the community through fire prevention programs and various certificate and permit inspections related to building and fire safety. Its mission is "to improve the quality of life within the town, by providing a high-quality emergency fire and rescue service, an excellent fire prevention program, including public education and fire investigation, and a fire fighting and rescue force capable of handling all types of emergencies. The Department will accomplish this mission while maintaining a high standard of training and education, maintaining fire department facilities and apparatus, and interacting professionally with other town departments." Michael Sullivan serves as the town's fire chief. Call 911 for emergencies.