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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Safe and Sane Fireworks allowed in the City of Watsonville

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Only Safe and Sane Fireworks are allowed in the City of Watsonville. They will be available for purchase at booths across town starting July 1.

Fireworks that do not have the State Fire Marshal's seal of approval are illegal. Never purchase firewo...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Fourth of July safety tips

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The Watsonville Fire Department is sharing several safety tips for this upcoming Fourth of July.

  • Only use State Fire Marshal-approved fireworks 
  • Never use near dry grass or flammable materials
  • Never point or throw fireworks at another person
  • Have a b...
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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Report illegal fireworks via Watsonville Police mobile app

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Download today!

The Watsonville Police Department Mobile App allows community members to directly call and report fireworks-related concerns.

As in past years, the police department will have zero tolerance for illegal fireworks. Those who are caught igniti...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Watsonville Police enforcement operations against illegal fireworks

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With the Fourth of July celebrations quickly approaching, the Watsonville Police  Department is already preparing its enforcement operations against illegal fireworks. 

“We will have additional teams of officers patrolling the a...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Promotional & Badge Pinning Ceremony 2022

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Nineteen members of our police department were recognized during a Promotional & Badge Pinning Ceremony Wednesday afternoon. 

During the ceremony, eight WPD officers received their permanent badge numbers and 11 department members were honored...

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Police
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Spirit of Watsonville

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The Spirit of Watsonville 4th of July parade proceeds down Main St. from St. Patrick’s Church to First Street. Thousands of spectators line the route five to six people deep. Those wanting a front row seat, place their chairs along the route early in the ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Watsonville PAL Golf Tournament

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The 12th Annual Watsonville Police Activities League Golf Tournament has officially been scheduled for this year.

The tournament will be held on Friday, September 9, 2022, at the Pajaro Valley Golf Club with check-in starting at 12:30 p.m. and shotgun at 1...

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