1. Promotion to Captain

    On May 24, 2019, former lieutenant Richard Guerrera, was promoted to the rank of police captain. He was formerly the division commander in the Community Relations Division. Read on...
  2. Successful Tip-A-Cop Event

    On May 23, 2019, the Bristol Police Department, the Bristol Police Explorers, and Uncle Sam's Restaurant on Middle Street partnered up in a Tip-A-Cop event to raise money for Special Olympics. The night was a huge success. Read on...
  3. Life Saving Commendation

    On February 26, 2019 Officers Dustin Demonte and Jason Kasparian were detailed to a medical call on Wilderness Way. It was reported that a 74-year-old person was having difficulty breathing. 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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