A city of just under 100,000 residents, Brockton has approximately 23,000 active members of crime watch—per capita, one of the largest crime watch groups in the nation.
The Brockton Fire Department is not only the busiest department in Massachusetts per capita, but the best and most modern equipped. The EMT and defibrillator-trained personnel save scores of lives annually. But, as always, safety starts at home. Learn more about fire safety tips from Mass.gov.