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National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund donation - Retired Waterford Police Department Detective Sergeant Joseph Depasquale is taking place in the 2014 "Ride and Run To Remember" honoring fallen law enforcement officers and their families. From Joe's donation page: "Please support me as I take a stand behind the brave men and women of law enforcement who put their lives on the line every day to protect the public. Law enforcement officers support us every day, and every 57 hours an officer makes the ultimate sacrifice for public safety. The Law Enforcement Ride & Run to Remember is my chance to say thank you and support them in return. Please consider a donation on behalf of (Ret) Detective Sergeant Depasquale by clicking the link below.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:06:35 -0400


The person from the evading motor vehicle accident at Wal-Mart has been located. The previous post has been removed.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:59:39 -0400


Photo - Attempt to Identify: WPD is investigating a larceny of a wallet from GameStop at The Crystal Mall, Waterford CT. We are attempting to identify the two adult males in the photographs. The larceny occurred on 8/23/14 at approx,16:44 HRS. Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Tidd, 860-442-9451 or send us a message on Facebook. Don't forget to like and share!
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:16:11 -0400


Video - Water main break - closed roadways - Thrush/Mackenzie area There is a water main break in the area of Thrush Street/Mackenzie. The roadways are impassible at this point, please avoid the area. The Police Department has alerted Veolia water about the issue and expects them on scene soon.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:27:24 -0400


Photo - Arrest Made - Home Invasion, Kidnapping, Assault PRESS RELEASE On Monday, September 29, 2014, members of the Waterford Police Department, working in conjunction with members of the New London County Cold Case Unit, affected the arrest of the following individuals in connection with a 2011 home invasion investigation: STAVENS, Benjamin D. Age: 23, 40 Gorton Street First Floor New London, Ct Charges: Conspiracy to commit Home Invasion Conspiracy to commit Burglary 3rd Degree Conspiracy to commit Assault 2nd Degree Conspiracy to commit Kidnapping 1st Degree HAMLER, Matthew J. Age: 25 49 Beacon Hill Road Waterford, Ct. Charges: Conspiracy to commit Home Invasion Conspiracy to commit Burglary 3rd Degree Conspiracy to commit Assault 2nd Degree Conspiracy to commit Kidnapping 1st Degree Both were arrested pursuant to active arrest warrants held by Waterford Police. The arrest warrants were issued in connection with an extensive investigation of the 2011 incident in Waterford. Both Hamler and Stavens knew the victim in the incident. Waterford Police expects to make an additional arrest in connection with the investigation. Stavens was held on $150,000.00 bond pending bail or arraignment. Hamler was released on $150,000.00 surety bond and is scheduled to appear in Superior Court G.A. #10 in New London on 10/10/14. Waterford Police regularly review past cases and when new information is developed, continue to investigate. Anyone with information regarding illegal activity in Waterford is asked to contact the Waterford Police at (860) 442-9451.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:17:08 -0400


Photo - Stolen Motorcycle Recovered: The Waterford Police are investigating a stolen motorcycle, which was taken from SunSet Ribs, Waterford CT on 9/28/2014 around 5:15 pm. The photo attached is the recovered stolen motorcycle. We are looking to speak with anyone who was at SunSet Ribs between the hours of 4:45 pm and 6:00 pm that may have seen the suspect or anything suspicious. We are following up on various leads, to include video from the area. We also want to thank members of the public who alerted us to the location of the stolen motorcycle which we recovered a short time later. Please like and share this with your friends, they may have seen something! Due to the ongoing investigation we are not releasing any further information. Please give us a call at 860-442-9451 or message us on Facebook if you have information.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:00:00 -0400


What is going on with all the sirens right now?!
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 09:52:56 -0400


Photo - Another day...Another Scam alert We received another complaint in reference to a scam by phone. The caller, a male subject with heavy middle-eastern accent, claimed to be from a police department in Ohio. He left a message for the resident here in Waterford talking about her son. We called the number back (567)-342-9086, and had the pleasure to speak with a female, again with a heavy middle-eastern accent, who claimed she was with the U.S. Department of Treasury. She requested information from us until we identified ourselves as police officers. She immediately hung up on us. Please do not give any personal information out over the phone from a cold call to your house or cell phone.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:46:09 -0400


Video - A nice reminder to never drink and drive - find a safe and sober ride home, or stay the night.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 07:06:06 -0400


Photo - Officer conducting speed enforcement in the area of Great Neck school today. The arrows on the radar show the direction that the traffic is approaching from. We have two radar heads, one facing front and one facing rear.
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:00:56 -0400