How Do I…

Below is a list of commonly asked questions. If you don’t see the answer you are looking for, please contact us at 508-830-4218.

I was in a motor vehicle accident in Plymouth. What do I do next?

After an accident:
— Contact your Insurance company
— Review the requirements to complete a report on the MA RMV Website and then download and complete a crash report if required.
— Deliver a copy of the signed crash report to the police department.
— Request the report of the responding officer.

Where do I get a copy of a police report?

Most reports are requested using our online request form or in person at the police station. Our Records Division is located in the lobby of Plymouth Police Headquarters, 20 Long Pond Road, Plymouth, MA 02360. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 AM to 4 PM and closed on legal holidays.

The Records Division can be reached at (508) 830-4218, ext. 253, however, please note records requests are not accepted by phone. Crash reports may also be retrieved instantly on CRASHDOCS approximately 7 to 10 days following a crash.

Please see the Records Division page for additional information.

Firearms: Where can I take the required safety course?

Many gun shops, sporting clubs, and individuals offer the safety course. We can not recommend any one class, but we suggest you contact your local gun store or perform a search online.

My vehicle was towed by the Plymouth Police Department, How do I get it back?

Please call the Police Department at 508-830-4218.

How do I dispose of Prescription medicines?

Plymouth Police Department has a Prescription Drug receptacle located right in the front lobby. You can safely dispose of unwanted, outdated or unnecessary prescription drugs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with no questions asked.

How do I go about hiring an officer for a private detail?

Contact the Records Division at (508) 830-4218, ext. 253 for information about scheduling a police detail. Please be aware that advance payment via money order or bank check may be required.

If it is outside of normal business hours and you need to schedule a detail beginning prior to the end of the next business day, call the Station Officer at ext. 237.

How do I report a crime?

Report / Crime Tips call 508-830-4218.

Plymouth Public Schools

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Town of Plymouth

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Cyber Crimes

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Domestic Violence – SS Women’s Resource Center

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Elder Services – Old Colony Elder Services

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Emergency Management

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Firearms Licensing

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South Shore Women’s Resource Center

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Massachusetts RMV

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Massachusetts State Police

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Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office

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United States Attorney’s Office

www.justice.gov

Mental Health Resources

www.mentalhealthcenters.net

Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention (MCSP)

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Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department

www.pcsdma.org

Plymouth Public Schools

www.plymouth.k12.ma.us

Massachusetts Environmental Police

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Scam Alert

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Sex Offender Registry

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