A Message from Chief Solomon: Earlier this week, the Methuen Police Department was made aware of a rally organized by community members to show support and appreciation for police officers. The Methuen Police Department did not organize or coordinate this event and was not involved with the planning. Like any other public rally, the department […]
As the Fourth of July and summer celebrations approach, Mayor Neil Perry, Chief Joseph Solomon and the Methuen Police Department would like to remind residents that the use of fireworks is illegal in Massachusetts. It is illegal to use, possess or sell fireworks of any kind in Massachusetts, including Class C fireworks, which are sometimes […]
Mayor Neil Perry and Police Chief Joseph Solomon report that members of the Methuen Police Department have conducted proactive outreach to local business owners, many of whom are just now starting to re-open amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, to discuss safety precautions the department is taking to safeguard local businesses during protest events planned in the Merrimack Valley this weekend.
METHUEN — Mayor Neil Perry and Police Chief Joseph Solomon representing the City of Methuen and its leadership team strongly denounce the actions of Minneapolis police that resulted in the death of George Floyd earlier this week. “Police officers are sworn to protect life, and the actions of a few officers in Minnesota this week […]