Please DO NOT USE EMAIL or SOCIAL MEDIA to report a crime, suspcious activity or to provide information that requires immediate attention.  

To report anything that requires police interaction call (978) 448-5555 or 9-1-1 for an EMERGENCY.

Email and social media accounts are not monitored and could take hours or days to be acknowledged.

Email should be used for routine inquiries only.

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In an effort to limit the staff’s exposure to the Coronavirus, until further notice we will not be accepting in-person applications for License to Carry Firearms. We ask that you mail your application in, with the appropriate fee.  Applications are available on-line. Once processed you will receive a receipt in the mail, and a phone call to advise you of the next step.   



We also ask that if you are in need of a Police Report to please email police@townofgroton.org you can find a request form on the Forms tab.

Thank you and stay safe.

Groton Public Safety Enhances 9-1-1 Services and Emergency Notification System with New SMART911 products

Groton, MA (10/9/19) – After reviewing services available to the residents of Groton for Emergency Notification services, Public Safety Officials have selected Smart911 from Rave Mobile Safety.

Smart911 enables residents and travelers  to the Town of Groton to sign up for free at www.smart911.com or download the Smart911 app to receive important Emergency Notifications and, if they choose, create a Safety profile for their family.  Smart911 is customizable to decide what, when and how Community and Emergency Notifications are received.

It’s easy…just one sign in for two important safety services Alerts and Safety Profile.

The Smart911 Safety profile allows the individual to custom-tailor important information that would only be accessible in the event that they need to call 9-1-1.  Safety profiles are managed by the individual and are not searchable, saved by, or otherwise available to public safety personnel.  Smart911 Safety Profiles are only activated during a 9-1-1 call.

Smart911 get connected today www.smart911.com

Contact police@townofgroton.org for questions or assistance.

Chief Palma

Welcome to the official website of the Groton Police Department.  The town of Groton, MA is located 35 miles north west of Boston in the Nashoba Valley.  Groton is a classic New England community with beautiful architecture and landscapes, outdoor recreation, community events, fine-dining and lodging. 

This website provides informational links and tools.  Please remember social media sites, while informative and convenient,  do not replace contacting the Police Department for services, reports or concerns.  Please contact the business line (978) 448-5555  for non-emergency assistance.

It is truly our pleasure to serve the citizens of Groton. Thank you for visiting. 

Chief Michael Luth

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The Northwest Middlesex Community Outreach Initiative Network (COIN) is a ten town collaborative seeking to assist those suffering from substance use and/or mental health disorders by connecting them to services and treatment options available to them. If you are interested in talking with one of our COIN clinicians, please call (508)488-5072. Someone will call you back within one business day. If you have an emergency situation, please call 911 or your local emergency service provider.

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