The Ludlow Police Department will be participating in the Home Base No-Shave 2019 campaign in support of Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and the Massachusetts General Hospital Program. The rules are simple: Each participant donates or fundraises $100 to forego facial restrictions during the month of November. But, just in case there are additional questions you are itching to ask, please refer to our FAQs below.
• How can we donate?
1.) Credit Card: You can donate online to the Ludlow Police Department’s fundraising page. Click on,https://because.massgeneral.org/fundraiser/2405301 to find the Ludlow Police Department’s page. Once you click on the page and you’ll see a red “Donate” button. All credit card donations will receive an immediate confirmation email and tax acknowledgment.
2.) You can write a check to Home Base and mail it to:
ATTN: Maureen Wade
125 Nashua Street, Ste. 540
Boston, MA 02114
*Please be sure to include which police department you are supporting. All check
donations will be added to the department’s online fundraising page.
• When are donations due? Can we bring donations to the Shave Off event at Fenway on 12/4?
We’d love to have all donations in before the Shave Off event at Fenway Park on December 4th so that we’re able to announce the total raised and include it on the big check for a photo. You are welcome to bring donations to the event. If you don’t have the funds in-hand, you could always let us know any donations that you are confident we’ll receive so we can add it to the total raised. If donations come in after December 4th, they will still be added to your Department’s page and towards the overall total raised for this year’s campaign.
In 2018, hundreds of first responders and
supporters from across 117 cities and towns
raised more than $276,000 for Home Base
during November. To date, this campaign has
raised over $470,000 to provide critical, lifesaving
care for Veterans and their Families.
National Drug Take-Back Day
This Saturday, Oct. 26, is National Drug Take-Back Day. New this year, many sites are also accepting e-cigarette and vaping products for disposal.
Town of Ludlow location:
Ludlow Police Department Parking Lot
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
**Please no Needles or Liquids**
** Vapes and E-cigarettes Accepted **
(Please remove all batteries from Electronic Cigarettes and Vape Pens)
The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. The Ludlow Police Department also offers a 24/7 Prescription Disposal Box, which is located in the Police Department Lobby.
Please visit https://takebackday.dea.gov/ for more information and location sites.
Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019
For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Ludlow Police and Fire Departments to Host Annual Public Safety Open House Oct. 20
LUDLOW — Police Chief Paul Madera and Fire Chief Ryan Pease are pleased to announce that the two departments will be hosting their annual public safety open house next month.
Sunday, Oct. 20, from 1-4 p.m.
Ludlow Public Safety Complex, 612 Chapin St., Ludlow
This free event is open to people of all ages and will include fun and education with several displays and demonstrations.
“We have an exciting day planned with all sorts of activities for the whole family,” Chief Madera said. “We hope to see a large turnout and that everyone has lots of fun.”
The fire department will have:
- Vehicle/apparatus displays
- Thermal imaging cameras
- “Sparky” the Fire Dog
- Fire prevention jeopardy game
- Escape maze learning tool
- Hydraulic extrication tool demonstration at 2 p.m.
- Ice/cold water rescue display
- Tanker truck demonstration
- Fire prevention information
The police department will feature:
- Vehicles on display
- Special Response Team display
- K9 demonstration
- Dispatch center tour
- Special police program
- School Resource Officer
- Detective bureau internet and fraud prevention information
- Patrol division
- Ludlow Cares Coalition
- Michael Dias Foundation
“This is an event that we look forward to all year,” Chief Pease said. “It’s a great way to get to know some of our residents while also being able to provide some important safety information.”
The open house will happen rain or shine.
For more information, please call the Ludlow Fire Department at 413-583-8332 or the Ludlow Police Department at 413-583-8305.
Monday, September 30, 2019
At approximately 12:07 am early this Monday morning, the Ludlow Police Department Central Dispatch received several emergency 911 calls reporting the sound of multiple gunshots being heard on Old West St. and that there is a gunshot victim. Ludlow Police Officers responded, secured the scene, and immediately located and began rendering first aid to the shooting victim.
Massachusetts State Police Troopers also responded and assisted with police coverage during this incident.
Subsequently, the victim was treated on scene by Ludlow Fire Department Paramedics and then transported to the Baystate Medical Center. The condition of the victim is not known.
This crime remains under investigation by the Ludlow Police Department Detective Bureau and the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office.
Anyone with information on this crime should contact the Ludlow Police Department at (413)-583-8305 or send an anonymous text to CRIMES (274637), then type the word SOLVE, and then send the information. You can also visit the Ludlow Police Department’s Website @ ludlowpolice.com and submit any information using the Confidential Tip link.
All further media inquiries pertaining to this crime should be directed to the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office.
Lieutenant Daniel J. Valadas
Ludlow Police Department
612 Chapin St. Ludlow, MA 01056
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