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The Town of Newtown has instituted the CodeRED Emergency Notification System.  Sign up for the CodeRED Early Warning System.




 
Crime Prevention Services
Crime Prevention Services

Sgt. Scott Ruszczyck
Off. Maryhelen McCarthy
Off. Felcia Figol
Off. William Hull
Off. Richard Monckton

Telephone Number 203-270-4255


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IT IS THE MISSION OF THE NEWTOWN POLICE CRIME PREVENTION SERVICES UNIT TO:

Educate every possible person on ways to better protect themselves, their families, homes, businesses, and personal property.

Educate every possible person on ways to better help the Newtown Police help you.

Maintain a two-way communication between the Newtown Police and the residents and business owners of Newtown.

ATV Laws and current issues:



HOME SECURITY INSPECTIONS:

Upon appointment, the Newtown Police Crime Prevention Services Unit will conduct a residential security inspection of your property.

A home security inspection will:
1.  Determine existing security conditions.
2.  Identify deficiencies.
3.  Determine the protection needed.
4.  Make recommendations for improvement.

COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAM:

1.  Home security and lighting suggestions
2.  Identity Theft
3.  Personal Safety
4.  Child Safety
5.  Bicycle Safety and Registration
6.  Vendor Laws

NEWTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT AND ALARM SYSTEMS:

Town of Newtown has updated it's Residential and Commercial Alarm System Ordinance (#104).

1.  No person shall install or operate an alarm system within the Town of Newtown until a registration form has been filed with the Newtown Police Department,
2.  All registrants will be required to upkeep all registration information.  

FALSE ALARMS:

The Newtown Police Department shall monitor all false alarms on a calendar year basis.  In order to discourage false alarms, the following fee schedule shall be set forth for each calendar year:


False Alarm Fine Schedule     
False Alarm In a Registration Year
Fine
1
$0
2
$25
3
$50
4
$50
5
$100
6
$100
7
$100
8
$200
9
$200
10
$250
11
$250
12 and beyond
$250