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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Teach Teen Drivers the Rules of the Road to Keep Them Safe

National Teen Safety Driver Week

This week (Oct. 18-24) is National Teen Driver Safety Week, and the Watsonville Police Department is encouraging parents to discuss the importance of safe driving habits with their teens as newly licensed drivers.

 

This week, and every week, we wa...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

WPD awarded more than $107,000 in grants to increase road, bicycle and pedestrian safety

OTS Grant 2020

The Watsonville Police Department has been awarded two grants totaling $107,500 to increase road, bicycle, and pedestrian safety. 

A $65,500 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety will assist us in our efforts to reduce deaths and inju...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Officers track down & return tricycle stolen from disabled elderly man

WATSONVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT (1)

It wasn’t easy but after days of investigating, our officers managed to track down a tricycle that was recently stolen from a disabled senior citizen.

Unfortunately, the trike was found in the slough in three pieces. So, several Watsonville Police officers...

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