1. Holiday Shopping & Safety Tips

    For the holiday season, Bristol Police have increased our patrols in certain areas to help detour incidents of robbery & theft. Some of the areas include convenience stores, shopping malls, and financial institutions. With the holiday season upon Read on...
  2. All Night Parking Ban

    Beginning December 15, 2018, Bristol officers will begin to enforce the all night parking ban. As outlined in the Bristol Code of Ordinances under section 14-32, no vehicle shall park on any city street between the hours of 2:00 am and 6:00 am. Read on...
  3. Bristol Police Christmas Toy Drive

    The Bristol Police Department is conducting our annual Christmas toy drive to benefit the Bristol Salvation Army. The toys can be dropped off at the lobby of the Bristol Police Department. The toy drive will run from Friday November 16, Read on...
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Police Spotlights

  1. Bristol officers

    Patrol Division


    The Patrol Division is the largest division within the police department and is headed by Captain Edward Spyros. Approximately 95 officers are supervised by the Captain, including lieutenants, sergeants and patrol officers. This division is fully staffed around the clock. Upon graduating from the police academy, all officers begin their careers in the Patrol Division. The Officers work an eight hour day, with four days on and 
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  1. BPD Communication Center

    PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATORS


    Public safety telecommunicators (PSTs) are comprised of a select group of non-sworn personnel who form the hub of emergency response activity. In a sense, telecommunicators are the first responders at a scene of an emergency. They pick up the call, ascertain what is happening, and then take on the responsibility of getting help to the scene as quickly as possible. PSTs must demonstrate a significant degree
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