Police Department


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The Cheshire Police Department works to ensure and protect the safety and welfare of all Cheshire residents and visitors to maintain and enhance the quality of life.

The department is comprised of five divisions with 48 sworn officers, eight civilian dispatchers, four civilian administrative personnel, and two Animal Control officers.  The five divisions include Administration, Patrol, Investigation, Traffic and Safety, and Support Services.   Check the links below for more information on our divisions.

Seven Specialized Units operate among the divisions:  ATV Patrol; Bicycle Patrol; Honor Guard; Crash Reconstruction Squad; Motorcycle Patrol; Special Response Team (S.R.T.); and Warrant Service Squad.

The Police Department also offers a wide variety of information, programs, and services that help keep our residents safe. Visit our Community Programs and Services link below for more information.

Compliments or Complaints

Your complaint will be accepted even if it is not on our form.  Completed forms can be directed to the attention of Deputy Chief Fred Jortner.

Haga clic en los siguientes enlaces para descargar un cumplido o un formulario de quejas. Su queja será aceptado incluso si no está en nuestro formulario. Los formularios pueden ser dirigidas a la atención del Jefe Adjunto Fred Jortner.

Process for Public Compliment or Complaint  - English  

Procedimiento de Elogios o Quejas del Publico Spanish

Forms / Formas:


Helpful links:
Criminal Statutes      Motor Vehicle Statutes

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Cheshire Police Flock Safety Transparency Portal

The Connecticut Police Chiefs Association has released a set of videos that will benefit any driver, experienced and new alike.  These videos detail how traffic stops are conducted by officers and provides insight into both officer's and operator's experiences with motor vehicle stops.  
The videos can be found HERE.


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For all emergencies call 911For non-emergencies, information and inquiries, contact the Cheshire Police Department at 203 271-5500

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Cheshire Police Department

  • 500 Highland Avenue, Cheshire, CT 06410
  • Emergency Calls 911
  • Non Emergency Phone: 203 271-5500
  • Fax (24 hours): 203 271-5515
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