- Monday, December 8, 2014
To the Editor:
Words are inadequate for crafting an expression of debt and gratitude communities owe their first responders, cops in particular. This is especially true here in Newtown. Though they never claim credit, the men and women who have voluntarily chosen law enforcement deserve enormous credit for their selflessness and valor. Recent events in the US indicate a sentiment evident among far too many people of indifference, even hostility towards law enforcement.
- Friday, February 14, 2014
The Newtown Public Works and Police Departments are cautioning Newtown Drivers to continue to drive carefully and slowly as crews continue to work clearing local roadways.
Neither the police nor highway department reported any serious accidents or incidents overnight, although by Friday morning police were dealing with a couple of tractor trailers getting stuck on steep hills.
- Tuesday, January 14, 2014
To the Editor:
Recently the 13th annual “Mitten Tree” concluded... and just in the nick of time!
- Monday, December 2, 2013
First Selectman Pat Llodra has issued a brief announcement concerning the impending release of 911 calls related to the Sandy Hook School shootings on December 14, 2012. The announcement states that pursuant to action of the court on Monday, November 25, the recordings of will be released according to the following procedure:
Recordings being released will only include dispatches from Newtown Police Department.
- Monday, July 15, 2013
Newtown Police officers will be participating in a special event this week at Pizza Palace Restaurant.
On Wednesday, July 17, from 4 to 10 pm, uniformed members of the department will be waiting on tables at the restaurant. All tips left for the police officers during those hours will be given to Special Olympics of Connecticut (SOCT).
- Thursday, May 2, 2013
During the month of May, the Newtown Prevention Council in collaboration with the Newtown Police Department, and municipal government is set to promote Newtown’s Character Tree.
The Character Tree reflects Newtown’s core character attributes: caring, trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, citizenship, and perseverance.
- Friday, April 19, 2013
In anticipation of hiring additional police officers, the Newtown Police Department is gearing up its police hiring process, Police Chief Michael Kehoe said this week.
Chief Kehoe said that the police department would be aided by the Connecticut Police Chiefs Association (CPCA) in the police officer hiring process.