Note: Certain items must be excluded under the Domestic Violence Act of 2014.
The Melrose Police Department strives to collect and disseminate police report information in a timely, accurate manner. This information reflects crimes as reported to the Melrose Police Department. Crime classifications are based upon preliminary information supplied to the Melrose Police Department by the reporting parties and the preliminary classifications may be changed at a later date based upon additional investigation. Therefore, the Melrose Police Department does not guarantee (either expressed or implied) the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or correct sequencing of the information contained herein. The Melrose Police Department will not be responsible for any error or omission, or for the use of, or the results obtained from the use of this information
This online site is an attempt to make it easier for citizens to access offense reports. In disseminating this crime information, we must also comply with current laws that regulate the release of potentially sensitive and confidential information. To ensure that privacy concerns are protected and legal standards are met, report data is “filtered” prior to being made available to the public. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Individuals who believe that additional or more complete information disclosure is warranted are encouraged to submit an open records request, per state law.