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  1. Watertown Street Department

    2021 Highway Boulevard Sweeping

    Posted on April 12, 2021

    On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 starting at 5 AM, the Watertown Street Division will be performing the annual highway boulevard sweeping. Read On...
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    Scam Alert

    Posted on March 29, 2021

    The Watertown Police Department has taken recent reports of individuals scammed out of money. Read on...
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    Door to Door Sales

    Posted on March 16, 2021

    With nice weather approaching, we will begin seeing an increase in door-to-door sales. Read on...
  4. Watertown Street Department

    City Of Watertown Load Limits

    Posted on March 8, 2021

    During the spring thaw, our roads are susceptible to damage by overweight vehicles.
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    COVID-19 Scams

    Posted on January 27, 2021

    The Watertown Police Department received information regarding scams occurring in our state and all over the United States. Read on...
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    New Mental Health Officer Program

    Posted on January 8, 2021

    Watertown police officers are frequently called to incidents where people are in a mental health crisis or suffer from substance abuse and addiction. Read on...
  7. Watertown Street Department

    Digging Deadline For Digging In City Streets

    Posted on October 16, 2020

    Every October, the Watertown Street Department asks contractors to discontinue digging in city streets due to the seasonal closure of the asphalt hot mix plant. Read on...
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Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm


24 Hr: (605) 882-6210
Admin: (605) 882-5237
Detective: (605) 882-5238
Records:(605) 882-6214
Fax: (605) 882-6216


128 N Maple St.
Watertown, SD 57201-0250