Paramedic Job Openings – Announcement

The Town of Billerica Emergency Medical Service is seeking applications for Per Diem Paramedics with possible Full time employment opportunities. Applicants must be Massachusetts Certified Paramedics, current CPR & ACLS certification and a current driver’s license. ITLS, PALS, and NRP are preferred but not required. Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years emergency experience as paramedic. Non smoker preferred. Job Description: An emergency health care provider working under Massachusetts DPH, MGL Chapter 111C which regulates ambulances and its operators. Paramedics will be responsible for recognizing, assessing and treating medical and traumatic emergencies, coordinating efforts with other public safety agencies. … Continue reading

Chelmsford Police Department, On Tip from Billerica Police, Captures Bank Robbery Suspect After Pursuit that Ended in Bedford

CHELMSFORD — Police Chief James M. Spinney reports that the Chelmsford Police Department, acting on information provided by the Billerica Police Department, today located and apprehended a dangerous bank robbery suspect after a pursuit that ended in the town of Bedford. On Thursday morning, Chelmsford Police Department Criminal Detectives, acting on information developed by the Billerica Police Department, tracked the suspect in Wednesday’s robbery of the Chelmsford Citizen’s Bank to a location in Nashua, N.H. While en route to Nashua, Chelmsford Police Inspector Jeff Blodgett recognized the suspect’s vehicle traveling on Rt. 3 in Chelmsford and began to follow it … Continue reading

Two Minors Involved in Suicide Hotline Hoax

Billerica — On Saturday, April 04, 2015 at approximately 4:15 PM, Billerica Police received a report from a National Suicide Hotline representative that they just received a call from an individual claiming to be a distraught military veteran from Billerica, Massachusetts that was contemplating ending their life with a firearm. After attempting to get the individual to talk further, communication was lost and attempts to reestablish contact were unsuccessful. At that time Billerica Police were contacted by the hotline detailing the statements made by the caller. Using investigative tools, police were able to confirm the caller to be in the … Continue reading

New Requirements For The Sale And Transfer Of Firearms

In August of 2014, Chapter 284 of the Acts of 2014 was signed into law. This action amended the Massachusetts gun law and made changes to many of the law’s provisions. One of the changes made by the new gun legislation was the requirement that the Massachusetts Department of Criminal Justice Information Services (DCJIS) create a “Massachusetts Gun Portal.” The purpose of this Gun Portal is to allow individual firearms licensees and gun owners to report the personal sale, transfer, and surrender of firearms to the DCJIS via the internet. The goals of this provision were (1) to provide an … Continue reading