Tag Archives: Naugatuck Police Department

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…

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,…

Chief proposes 12 percent budget increase

Spending plan calls for restoration of three officer positions NAUGATUCK — Police Chief Christopher Edson presented a budget proposal Monday night that would restore three officer positions and increase department…

Top borough officers retire

NAUGATUCK — Two top administrators in the Naugatuck Police Department’s detective bureau have retired. Lt. Gregory Dean, head of the bureau for the past three-and-a-half years, and Detective Sgt. Randy…