Tag Archives: Naugatuck Police Department

Police mourn loss of fellow officer

NAUGATUCK — Fellow officers mourned the untimely death of decorated Officer Robert “Tommy” Byrne, 38, over the weekend. Byrne, an Army veteran and 11-year member of the Naugatuck Police force,…

Agreement details discipline for borough officer

NAUGATUCK — A police officer who was suspended for calling a woman a racial slur on Facebook was also punished for an absence without leave event. Naugatuck Officer Jasen Markette…

Officer suspended for ‘unbecoming’ conduct

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Police Department suspended an officer for 10 days without pay after he called a woman a racial slur on Facebook while off-duty, according to Chief Christopher…

PD buying new management software

NAUGATUCK — The police department is purchasing new computer-aided dispatch and records management software to run everything from daily logs to reports typed up at mobile data terminals. “It is…

Naugatuck police announce checkpoint

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Police Department will be running a sobriety check point Saturday on the Salem Bridge from 6:30 p.m. through 2:30 a.m.

A first for festivals in Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police officers are looking to fill some bellies while raising money for a good cause this weekend. The Naugatuck Police Union is hosting its first Food Truck…

Police Cadet Post holding open house

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Police Department’s Cadet (Explorer) Post is seeking new members. The post is for students between ages 13 and 17 with an interest in law enforcement and…

Man charged in armed robberies

NAUGATUCK — Police charged a 29-year-old man on Wednesday in connection with three armed robberies late last year. Michael Harris, who was arrested on three arrest warrants while at court,…

Commission OKs money for body cameras

NAUGATUCK — The state Bond Commission last week approved $23,928 to reimburse the Naugatuck Police Department for body cameras worn by officers. The funds will cover the money the department…

Police request 3.1% increase in budget

NAUGATUCK — Police officials presented the department’s $7.38 million budget request for the 2017-18 fiscal year Monday night to the Board of Finance. The request would increase the police department’s…