Tag Archives: Naugatuck Police Department

No shaving for borough officers

NAUGATUCK — Male borough police officers are hairier than normal this time of the year, and it’s for a very good cause. Naugatuck is one of 40 police departments in…

Naugatuck PD trading blue for pink

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Police Department will get its pink on come October, but not before raising some money to help in the fight against breast cancer. The Naugatuck police…

New contract in place for deputy chief

NAUGATUCK — Deputy Police Chief Joshua Bernegger and the borough have agreed on a new, two-year contract. The contract is retroactive to July 1 and runs through June 30, 2020….

New contract clouds chief’s status

NAUGATUCK — Police Chief Christopher Edson is under contract through March of 2019, but what happens after that remains to be seen. The borough and Edson have agreed to a…

Police, fire departments present budgets

NAUGATUCK — Police and fire officials have laid out their budget requests for the coming fiscal year. On Monday, Police Chief Christopher Edson presented the police department’s 2018-19 budget request…

Bond Commission OKs funds for borough, company  

NAUGATUCK — The state Bond Commission last month approved more than $2 million in funding for projects in Naugatuck. The funding includes $1.08 million for the Board of Education. The…

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…