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Photo - Citizens Police Academy: tonight the students learned about Police K9. Waterford PD K9 Officer Dan Lane is leading the class tonight. The guest instructors were Officer Paul Hussey from Willimantic Police and Officer Dan Gagnon from Ledyard Police.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:22:01 -0400


Road closed: the road is closed in the area of 125 Bloomingdale Road Quaker Hill for a tree down and electrical wires in the roadway. CL&P are on scene, repairs are underway. We have no time frame for when it will reopen. Expect at least a few hours. Please avoid the area.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:35:06 -0400


Photo - The unlucky few...... We have been using the range daily for qualifications and the weather has been the best we can remember for quite some time. Unfortunately, those assigned to go today didn't make out so well in regards to weather. (16)
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:02:57 -0400


Photo - On Monday April 14, 2014 at about 1619 hours, two females attempted to shoplift from the GAP store located at the Crystal Mall in Waterford, CT. They attempted to conceal items in “Booster Bags” but were observed by GAP Loss Prevention who stopped the female in the white shirt. That female gave the merchandise back, then ran out of the store into the mall. The female in the floral shirt dumped her merchandise under a clothing rack and also fled from the store. If you are able to identify either of the two suspects please contact Officer Lane at (860) 442-9451 X279. Please Like and Share
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:32:34 -0400


Photo - Who still Pistol qualifies after 45 Years of Police service? Chief of Waterford Police Murray Pendleton that's who! Today Chief Pendleton showed the young officers how's it's done.... Over seeing the Chiefs qualification was Training Sgt Dimmock and Officer Bunce. Officer Bunce thought about challenging the chief to the $20 shoot off, but he didn't feel like losing again.... Nice job chief!
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:15:12 -0400


Photo - It is about that time of year again where Waterford Youth Services hosts a community event. The Waterford Police Benevolent Association is proud to be a part of their annual events. Check out the details. (16)
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:18:37 -0400


Photo - The Waterford PD is attempting to identify these 3 females wanted for shoplifting from Wal-Mart on 4/13/14. Females left in an older model white Toyota sedan with a black passenger side door. If you can assist this agency please contact Ofc Lewandoski at. 860-442-9451 ext 255 or provide the information to a shift supervisor. Please like and share!
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:25:47 -0400


Larceny from motor vehicles: Waterford had several smash and grabs from locked motor vehicles today. Windows were smashed! Help us help you by not leaving valuables in plain sight, i.e purses, cash and GPS. If your credit cards and debit cards are stolen please call your banks/credit card companies and get them canceled ASAP! We are working this investigation. If anyone has information please contact us via Facebook or give us a call 860-442-9451
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 17:50:27 -0400


Photo - Assistance needed to identify suspect- The Waterford Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying the subject pictured here. On April 9th a car was broken into while parked at Stenger’s Field on Clark Lane. A purse was stolen and credit cards from that purse were used at several locations in Groton and New London. This is a picture of the suspect when located at one of the stores in Groton. If you have any information as to who the subject in this picture is, please contact Officer Surdo at nsurdo@waterfordct.org, or call 860-442-9451. You can always contact us here on Facebook by private message as well. All information will be kept confidential. Case # 2014-00668 (16)
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 14:23:22 -0400


Photo - Each year, the second full week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators. It was first conceived by Patricia Anderson of the Contra Costa County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office in 1981 and was observed only at that agency for three years. Members of the Virginia and North Carolina chapters of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) became involved in the mid-1980s. By the early 1990s, the national APCO organization convinced Congress of the need for a formal proclamation. Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) introduced what became H.J. Res. 284 to create "National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week." According to Congressional procedure, it was introduced twice more in 1993 and 1994, and then became permanent, without the need for yearly introduction. We wanted to thank our public safety telecommunicators, or as we call them Dispatchers, for all the great work that they do day in and day out. It is a very stressful and difficult job and of course our officers never give them any attitude or added stress in anyway. =-) At the direction of Chief Pendleton, Traffic Officer Dave Anderson set up this sign along the dispatch center this week. We thank you for the work you do. (16)
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 09:05:40 -0400