Police Department

Mission Statement

The Clinton Police Department, in partnership with our community, is dedicated to providing superior police services, preventing crime and preserving the peace for all citizens and visitors. We are committed to supporting a quality of life that promotes safety, security and mutual respect for the community we serve.

The Clinton Police Department was established pursuant to House Bill #371 on May 29, 1939 and is included in the Charter of the Town of Clinton. The five member elected Board of Police Commissioners ensure the protection and safety of the town and citizens at large, by the delivery of efficient and professional police service in accordance with federal and state statues, as well as the Town Charter.

The Clinton Police Department is located at 170 East Main Street, Clinton, Connecticut 06413.

The Clinton Police Department consists of twenty-seven (27) sworn officers, six (6) police and fire civilian dispatchers, one (1) Municipal Animal Control Officer, one (1) part time Municipal Animal Control Officer, and two (2) full time Civilian Staff and one (1) part time.

The members of the Clinton Police Department are available twenty-four (24) hours a day, three hundred and sixty-five (365) days a year. The routine telephone number is 860-669-0451, Emergency Fire or Police is 911.

As part of its continuing commitment to improving service delivery to the Clinton Community. The Clinton Police Department is seeking Advanced Law Enforcement Accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). The CALEA process requires agencies to adhere to best practice standards in all aspects of modern law enforcement administration and operations. This continual process of accountability and improvement seeks input for the public, concerning the Clinton Police Department’s ability to meet all of the applicable CALEA standards. Any comments may be made directly to the Commission by use of this link: http://cimrs2.calea.org/1292

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