Groton City Police Department
|Chief||Bruno L. Giulini|
|Address||295 Meridian Street
Groton CT 06340
The City of Groton, a political subdivision of the Town of Groton, covers an area of approximately 3.1 square miles that stretches from just north of the Gold Star Bridge along the east bank of the Thames River to Long Island Sound. The City of Groton is home to about 10,000 residents, the Avery Point Campus of the University of Connecticut, the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics, Pfizer Global Research and Development, and the Hess Fuel Oil Terminal.
The City of Groton Police Department is authorized 31 sworn positions consisting of a chief, two lieutenants, four patrol sergeants, an administrative sergeant, three corporals, a detective sergeant, two detectives, a drug investigator, a youth officer, a school liaison officer, and 15 patrol officers. Officers have the opportunity to compete for the administrative assignments of Youth Officer, School Liaison Officer and Drug Investigator. Officers also have the opportunity to serve on the Dive Team or on the Marine Patrol. Most City of Groton officers are certified to patrol on Mountain Bikes.
The City of Groton Police Department is a service-oriented progressive law enforcement agency that embraces community policing. The position of Police Officer is a highly responsible one in the City of Groton that involves networking within the community to provide a safe and tranquil environment for residents and guests. This is accomplished through patrol work, criminal investigation, community policing, and enforcement of State statutes and City ordinances. Assignments typically involve motor vehicle patrol and traffic enforcement, bicycle or foot patrol and, during summer months, marine patrol.
The current starting salary is $48,732.00 per year and the City provides a liberal comprehensive benefit package including shift differential for 2nd and 3rd shifts, medical and dental plan, life insurance, educational assistance and incentive, retirement plan, department issued equipment and uniform allowance, fourteen days vacation leave after one year, paid holidays and personal days.