Naugatuck Police Department

Chief Christopher Edson
Address 211 Spring Street
Naugatuck CT 06770
Phone 203-729-5222/23
Fax 203-723-7159
Website http://naugatuckpd.org/index.html



NAUGATUCK POLICE DEPARTMENT

Faithfully Serving the Borough of Naugatuck

“The mission of the Naugatuck Police Department is to protect the lives and property of its citizens and to serve the community’s desire for a peaceful and safe existence, free from fear. Every officer is committed to this mission and will make every effort to deliver professional police service with integrity, honesty and in a manner that respects the rights of every citizen.”

The Naugatuck Police Department has 59 sworn members and 16 civilian employees. The men and women of the Naugatuck Police Department serve 31,862 residents and patrol an area of approximately sixteen square miles. The department currently has three divisions, the Patrol Division, Investigations Division, and the Administrative Division.

 

The Patrol Division has one Captain, three Lieutenants, five Sergeants, 34 Patrol Officers, and six dispatchers. The patrol division has three shifts. The patrol division has two canine officer, a motorcycle officer, and five bicycle unit officers. The patrol division is responsible for investigations of crimes, enforcement of motor vehicle law, accident investigations, responding to general calls for assistance, patrol officers take part in community oriented programs, and all officers are state certified medical first responders.

The Investigative Division has one Detective Lieutenant, two Detective Sergeants, and seven detectives. The investigative division is broken down into two parts, the general investigations and the youth bureau. The investigative division handles complex investigations, crime scene processing, evidence collection, digital forensic investigations, and background investigations. The youth bureau handles all sexual assault investigations, investigates incidents involving juveniles, manages the Dare Program, juvenile review board matters, and works closely with the Department of Children and Families and local youth organizations.

The Administrative Division consists of the training division, the records division, public information, crime prevention, computers, internal affairs, and the property room. This division has one lieutenant, one Evidence/Court Liaison Officer, one training officer, one patrolman, and five civilian employees assigned to it.

The Naugatuck Police Department has specialized units, such as the accident reconstruction team, bicycle unit, motorcycle unit, D.A.R.E. Officers, School Resource Officer, task force officers with both the Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Unit (ATF) and Department of Homeland Security Investigations (formerly known as I.C.E.), a Narcotics Canine Officer, and a Patrol Canine Officer.

For more information, please visit the department's website at www.naugatuckpd.org.