Steven Dearth

Title: Lieutenant - Public Information Officer
Phone: 781-749-1212

The Hingham Police Department Public Information Officer (P.I.O.) is Lt. Steven Dearth. He serves as a central source of information for release and serves as the official spokesperson. The P.I.O. is responsible for all dissemination of news and information to the media and the public. Press releases from the Hingham Police Department will occur on an as needed basis. The duties and responsibilities of the P.I.O. include:

  • Assisting news personnel at the scene of incidents
  • Assisting the news media on an on-call basis
  • Preparing and distributing news releases
  • Arranging news conferences
  • Coordinating the release of authorized information
  • Assisting officers at community events
  • Managing all social media
  • Updating the Hingham Police Department's website

The Hingham Police Department values input, comment and feedback from its citizens. Our mission is to deliver professional public safety services while working in partnership with citizens. To that end, building strong community relations is a major priority for the department.

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