Tag Archives: Naugatuck Police Department


Borough, businesses collaborating for safe rides

NAUGATUCK — The number of options available in Naugatuck to get home safely after a night out on the town will grow by one before too long. The Naugatuck Police…


Split board OKs 2-year deal for chief

NAUGATUCK — Police Chief Christopher Edson will remain at the top of the Naugatuck Police Department for another two years. A divided Board of Mayor and Burgesses approved a two-year…


Police stepping up enforcement of distracted driving

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Police Department is continuing to crack down on distracted drivers. The department is participating in the “U DRIVE. U TEXT. U PAY.” initiative, an effort to…


Small gesture goes a long way

NAUGATUCK — A small, anonymous gesture has left a large impression on the Naugatuck Police Department. Last Friday morning, officers found a bouquet of flowers at the base of the…


Police issue warning after rash of larcenies

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Police Department is warning people about a rash of larcenies from homes and businesses. Last Friday, lawn tools were reported stolen from School Street. On Saturday,…


Police announce spot check

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Police Department announced that members of the Regional Traffic Team are conducting a DWI spot check Tuesday in Naugatuck. The spot check is from 8 p.m….


Comments sought on PD’s re-accreditation

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve tier I, II, and III re-accreditation. Administered by the Police Officer…


Repairs limit parking at NPD

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Police Department is encouraging residents to avoid coming to the department for non-essential issues as work is being done on the parking lot. Work on milling…

Naugatuck police Sgt. Derek Vostinak, left, and Det. Kevin Zainc raise an American flag March 17 in front of the Naugatuck Police Department during a ceremony to mark the 25th anniversary of the death of Officer Nancy Nichols, who was killed in the line of duty. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

25 years later, but not forgotten

NAUGATUCK — After 25 years, memories start to fade. The Naugatuck Police Department never wants the memory of Officer Nancy Nichols to diminish. Nichols was killed in the line of…


Police warn of IRS scam

NAUGATUCK—  The Naugatuck Police Department is warning residents after several people in the area have reported a potential scam over the last few weeks. Police say there is a scam,…