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

Newtown Department of Police Services
Contact TypeContact Information
(203) 270-4256
(203) 270-4254
3 Main Street
Newtown, CT 06470
(203) 270-4255 (routine)
(203) 270-0637
(203) 270-8888 (Anonymous)
Detective Div:
(203) 270-4236
Animal Control:
(203) 426-6900
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Hiring, Police Officer (immediately)
The Town of Newtown is accepting candidates through for entry level and current Connecticut POSTC Certified Police Officers for the position of Police Officer. POSTC Certified applicants must have at least two years experience and be either active Connecticut P.O.S.T.C certified police officers in good standing with their current department, or have retired in good standing, possessing current Connecticut POSTC Police Officer certification status. Starting salary for entry level is $52,734   Additional phases will include: a criminal record check, a background investigation, a polygraph examination, a psychological examination, a controlled substance screen, and a medical examination.  Candidates may apply at    AA/ EOE
2016 Safeest Cities in Connecticut - Newtown, CT
The Newtown Police Department is proud to announce it has been awarded the Community Safety and Crime Prevention Award for 2016.  This is due to our commitment to the safety and security of our residents.
2112016_21021_0.pngPolice Department Space Needs Assessment
Three space/facility needs assessments for NDPS have been completed in the last 17 years and all have come to the same conclusion.  Read the below facts and support your men and women who serve and protect our community.
Municipal Buildings Strategic Plan Advisory Committee 2015 Findings

We have put together a presentation comparing our facility to other similar facilities

Tier 1 State of Connecticut POST Accredited Agency
Newtown Department of Police Services is proud to be a Tier I State of Connecticut POST Accredited Agency.
Child Safety Zone - Child Protection Ordinance
In 2011 the Legislative Council of the Town of Newtown adopted Ordinance 118 in order to “…preserve and promote the health, safety and general welfare of the children of the Town…”  
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The Newtown Police Department has now made most traffic accident reports available online.
From the report search page you will be able to search for your report, view it and print it at your convenience.
You can pay for your reports through this secure site with a credit card or you may contact "PoliceReports.US" at 800-489-0190 to see if you qualify for a prepaid account. or
Alarm System Ordinance - Updated
The Town of Newtown has updated it's Alarm System ordinance (#104) as of November 2015.  Any person who installs or uses an alarm system in their home or commercial establishment regardless if it is monitored shall register it with the Newtown Police Department.  
Flagpole Intersection Traffic Study - October 2015
(click file to download PDF)
Response To Comments Regarding Flagpole Intesection.pdf

Mobile Radar Trailer
Anyone wishing to request that the mobile radar trailer (Speed Trailer) be placed in their neighborhood, please click on the link and complete the on-line form.  Mobile Trailer Request
Citzen Police Academy
Where you get to see the Police Department and our Officers from the inside out.  CPA Info

What is the CPA? It is a program that provides residents and business owners with an overview of the law enforcement functions of the Newtown Police Department and the criminal justice system we operate in. Through classroom and hands on instruction, the students will learn what it is like to be a police officer in Newtown.