The Waterford Police Department is made up of several different divisions, each with a different goal designed to meet our agency's mission . Below you will find information on each of them. 
The Waterford Police Mission Statement:

“To protect and serve the public, prevent crime, and provide professional law enforcement services to our community.” 


Patrol Division - 
This division contains approximately 30 members comprised of both Patrol Officers, K9 Officers, Patrol Sergeants, and a Lieutenant. These members have the primary responsibility of conducting traffic enforcement, responding to both emergency and non-emergency situations, as well as conducting criminal and non-criminal investigations. The Patrol Division also utilizes both marked and unmarked police vehicles, a police boat, Police Bicycles, and ATV's to assist with its patrols. These are the members of the Waterford Police team who patrol our streets 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days year in marked and unmarked police vehicles. 

Additionally this division employs approximately 12 civilian Community Service Officers who assist with officers and the public with fingerprints, prisoners, criminal history check, and data entry requirements.

Questions and concerns regarding the Patrol Division can be directed to Lieutenant Silva HERE.
Investigative Services Division -
This division is comprised of approximately 8 Investigators and Detectives, a Detective Sergeant, and Lieutenant . They have the primary responsibility of conducting felony investigations, crimes that are violent, and various financial crimes. These members also assist with both federal and regional crime related task forces to include narcotics, human trafficking, financial crimes, and vice, as well as other quality of life crimes. These members also conduct surveillance for undercover operations and obtain and serve search and seizure warrants associated with all of the above. This part of the Waterford Police team is designed to handle the more time intensive investigations.

Questions or concerns regarding this division can be directed to Lieutenant Bellos HERE or  Det, Sgt. DeLaura HERE.
Training Division - 
This division is responsible for the all the training requirements associated with being and staying a certified Police Officer within the State of Connecticut under the Police Officers and Standards Training (POST) guidelines.  This division is comprised of a Sergeant who runs various training programs with the oversight of the Administrative Lieutenant. The division is supported members of the agency who are certified instructors in disciplines such as firearms, handcuffing, use of force, electronic control weapons, DUI, and pepper spray. These instructors teach new recruit officers at  the POST Academy as well as required in-service training sessions for veteran officers. The training division also coordinates the process of hiring new officers. This is the division of the Waterford Police team that makes sure we keep excelling as an agency.

Questions or concerns regarding this division can be directed to Lieutenant Burton HEREor Sgt. Dimmock HERE
Records Division - 
This division is responsible for maintaining all records and documents associated with the police function. They maintain and provide records to the public under the guidelines of the Freedom of Information Act and applicable State laws. This is the civilian part of the Waterford Police team who ensures the agency meets its mission through reporting and documentation.

For more information on the Records Division click HERE

Questions of concerns regarding this division can be directed to Lieutenant Burton HERE