991Welcome to the Mancester by the Sea Police Department!

As the Chief of Police I would like to welcome you to our web-site and thank you for taking time to learn more about the Manchester by the Sea Police Department.

We are a full service, community focused police department that is comprised of many talented and dedicated individuals. Our mission is to provide the best service to our residents and community and to treat all citizens in an honest, open, and ethical manner. Our department believes strongly in the community policing ideals and focuses on issues that are important to our citizens. We believe that our success is dependent on the strong partnership we form with our community and we serve our community with pride and integrity.

I hope you find our web-site and related information useful and we welcome your input.


- Glenn F. McKiel


Recent News:


The Manchester-by-the-Sea Police Department is pleased to announce a foundation funding grant for Police K-9 Unit.

Please click here for the press release and to learn more about our future K-9!


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Manchester-by-the-Sea Bans On-Street Parking during Street Sweeping

May 19 – 23



In order to complete annual street sweeping operations, the Town of Manchester is banning on-street parking from Monday, May 19th through May 23rd, during hours of sweeper operations. For the Downtown / Commercial area the hours will be 5 AM – 10 AM.  For the residential streets the hours are 6 AM – 3 PM. 


Parking on individual streets will be allowed after the street is swept twice. A list of completed streets will be updated daily on the Town website


Normal snow emergency alternative parking areas can be used.  It is not possible for the Town to predict when a certain street will be completed due to weather,

equipment maintenance and other factors. However, the Town intends to work from the

commercial area to the residential area.


For more information, call the DPW at 978-526-1242


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