The Freetown Police Department has been awarded a three year accreditation from the Mass. Police Accreditation Commission. Freetown is one of only 51 Mass. Police departments that have earned accreditation.

The two-year process included a self evaluation by the department itself, and a visit by an outside review team.

Police Chief Carlton Abbott called the three-year accreditation "a significant accomplishment that's highly regarded by the law enforcement community."

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