Tag Archives: Naugatuck Police Department

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…

Departments sharing mobile command vehicle

NAUGATUCK — There’s a new command vehicle in town. The Naugatuck, Middlebury, Wolcott and Watertown police departments recently received their new DUI/support command vehicle. The command vehicle, valued at around…

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…