1. Bristol PD New Officer Hire

    Bristol PD welcomes our newest police officer, Alec Iurato. He was sworn-in on October 11, 2018 and he will headed to the police academy for 26 weeks of intense training. Alec's parents and fellow officers celebrated after the swearing in ceremony. Read on...
  2. Black Bears in Bristol

    Black bears are becoming increasingly common in Connecticut as the population continues to grow and expand. Reports of bear sightings, even in heavily populated residential areas, have been on the rise. Read on...
  3. Bristol Police Explorer Post Win

    On October 6, 2018, Bristol Police Explorer Post 111 competed in the NEERLEA SWAT Competition. This competition involved over 100 cadets and explorers from all over New England. Our Explorers received the following awards: 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. Bristol  PD motor unit


    As the Memorial Day weekend approaches, it signals the official start of the summer driving season. The Bristol Police Department Traffic Division reminds drivers to slow down, buckle up, and avoid using electronic devices. Traffic Division officers will be out and focusing on impaired drivers, speeding vehicles and other moving violations. Slow down and avoid becoming a statistic.
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