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Posted on: May 31, 2020

Joint Statement from Town of Amherst Officials


We are haunted by the searing vision of a Minneapolis police officer kneeling on a subdued man’s neck, as other officers watched the man die. We witnessed Mr. George Floyd’s pleas for help be ignored by the very people who are trained ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Detective Scott E. Gallager Promoted To Sergeant


April 15, 2020  

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that Detective Scott E. Gallagher of the Amherst Police Department was promoted to the rank of sergeant effective April 13, 2020. Sergeant Gallagher was promoted after an extensive...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Firearms Licensing Accomodations


Due to the State of Emergency Declaration by Governor Baker, all applications for new license issuances are on hold. No interviews will be held for the immediate future but will resume immediately when the State of Emergency is terminated. 

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