Robert O. Picariello
Chief of Police
11 Gerry Street
General fax: 781-639-2211
Chief's fax: 781-639-3273
The Marblehead Police Department is a full-time department with officers on duty 24-hours a day.
Officially organized on April 15, 1853, the Marblehead Police Department is one of the oldest police departments in the United States.
Please visit Historical Outline of the Marblehead Police Department
for a chronological history of the Marblehead Police.
Memorabilia from the archives of the department is displayed at the Marblehead Police Department Museum.
The museum is located on the first floor of the Old Town House on Washington Street. The Old Town House was also the first headquarters for the police department.
The museum is temporarily closed due to construction.
For information on the Animal Control Division and the Animal shelter, please refer to the Animal Control Department page.