The Animal Control Unit enforces City ordinances and tasks related to the care, control, and licensing of animals. The Animal Control Officer answers calls and complaints, conducts investigations, gathers information, and issues ordinances for violations of animal regulations.
In response to the Public Health Epidemic of opiate abuse and overdose, the Office of the Mayor and the Methuen Police Department are prepared to address the multidimensional effects that substance abuse has on families and the community. Methuen Police Department’s C.A.R.E.S Initiative began in October 2015. Our Community Engagement Specialists are trained to work with multiple populations as addiction does not discriminate.