Police Department

Business Hours: Monday through Friday  9:00am-4:00pm  

Phone: 413-655-0201
Email: police.chief@hinsdalema.gov

Police Chief Susan Rathbun





























Notice to Residents

With winter on the horizon we would like to remind all of our residents that the Hinsdale Police Department is available 24/7, 365.

If you have an emergency always call 911. For non-emergencies call Dalton Dispatch at 413-655-0201 and an officer will assist you

If you are at the station to speak with an officer and nobody is there call the non-emergency number 413-655-0201 and an officer will return.

Please stay safe everyone!


The Select Board and the Hinsdale Police Department would like to remind all citizens who will, shall, and do park on the roadways within the Town of Hinsdale of a few parking prohibited practices:

                  720 CMR 9.03 Parking

 Restricted Places:

  1. Within an intersection

  2. Within a crossover

  3. Upon any sidewalk

  4. Upon any crosswalk

  5. Upon the roadway in a rural or sparsely settled district

  6. Upon any roadway where the parking of a vehicle will not leave a clear and unobstructed lane 12’ wide in each direction for passing traffic

  7. Upon or in front of any private road or driveway without the consent of the owner of said road or driveway

Please note that these are only a few of the PROHIBITED places.

The Hinsdale Police Department will begin processing firearms permits as of June 17, 2020, by appointment only.

Please call 413 449-5161 to schedule your appointment.

Appointments will be spaced as needed, in an effort to limit the number of people at the police station at any given time.