The Northampton Police Department (NPD) is a progressive and professional police agency. We pride ourselves on the exceptional level of service that we provide to our citizens and visitors of our community. As an accredited police agency we adhere to the very best police practices in the field. We are focused on crime prevention, detection, and the quality of life of our residents.
Our employees have access to a wide variety of training opportunities, are provided with high-quality equipment, and therefore are best prepared to respond effectively to the needs of our community. While we maintain a strong committment to those outside of our department, we are also committed to creating and maintaining a positive internal work environment. Employees are provided opportunities for professional growth and pursuit of their own interests within the field. We support the physical and mental fitness of our staff. Agency leaders also strive to provide an atmosphere where officers have opportunities to engage with community members in positive ways and to contribute to the betterment of the city and the department.