Medford Police Department
100 Main Street, Medford, Massachusetts USA 02155
Chief Leo A. Sacco, Jr.
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Child Car Seats
Child Passenger Safety Unit (CPS)
The CPS Unit has a number of officers trained and certified to inspect & install child/Infant safety seats for any Medford citizen. We do car seat installations BY APPOINTMENT ONLY at the rear police academy bay (behind academy/police station) by appointment only. We care about your safety and your child's safety. So, please ensure your child's car seat is safely secured. We sponsor and participate in a number of Child Safety Checkpoints throughout the metropolitan area.
Child Safety/Car Seat Installations
If you normally advertise in your News Paper, News Letter, or Web Site about the Medford Police Child Protection Safety Seat Inspection / Installation program we have made some changes to our request for appointment process.
The CPS Unit (Child Passenger Safety Unit) has eight officers trained & certified to inspect & install Child safety seats, they are:
These Medford Officers had to complete the following to obtain their certification:
The child passenger safety technician
certification process requires attendance at a 32 hour course including
participation in a check-point event. At the completion of the instruction, the
individual must pass written & performance evaluations. Individuals must attend
update courses and renew their certificate every two years.
The Massachusetts Child
Passenger Safety Law was amended in April 2008 and as of July 10,
2008 requires children to ride as passengers motor vehicles in a
federally approved child passenger restraint that is properly
fastened and secured until they are 8 years old OR over 57" tall.