The Nahant Police Department is a community oriented police agency. The Department is committed to the concept of Community Policing and as such is committed to excellence in response to the needs of all our citizens.

Those that are challenged by physical, emotional or health considerations, all those who have chosen an alternative life style, all religions, all ages, all colors, all creeds, and all nationalities. Discrimination toward any person or group shall not be tolerated in any form by the Nahant Police Department. All persons have value and dignity. While all are required to obey the law, all shall receive equal protection of the law.

With community service as our foundation, we are driven by goals that enhance the quality of life, investigating problems as well as incidents, seeking solutions and fostering a sense of security in the Town Of Nahant and its people.

We nurture public trust by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics.

To fulfill our mission, the Nahant Police Department is dedicated to providing a quality work environment, and the development of its members through effective leadership and training.

We exist to serve all people with respect, fairness and compassion.

We are committed to the prevention of crime and the protection of life and property, the preservation of peace, order and safety, the enforcement of the laws of the Town Of Nahant, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the United States Of America, and the safeguarding of constitutional guarantees.

We shall always seek to fulfill our mission in the most effective manor, fully aware of our fiduciary responsibilities as trustees of public funds. Citizen input is invited for information you would like to be included on our web site.


Timothy M. Furlong
Chief Of Police