The primary goal of the Crime Prevention Unit is to help educate citizens on how to reduce their risk of being a victim of crime.
This goal is accomplished through various programs which include the Block Watch Program, Project Kidcare, Bicycle Rodeo/Safety Programs (including helmet giveaways), personal property marking program, women’s safety classes, Combat Auto Theft and neighborhood outreach initiatives. This unit also visits businesses to discuss safety tips and recommended security measures and coordinates the Citizen’s Police Academy.
This unit is also responsible for Public Information and Media Relations.
Sergeant Dave Tammaro and Officer Bret Schneider are currently assigned to the unit. If you require further information on any of our programs and services, they can be reached at 203-937-3570 Monday through Friday from 8am until 4pm.All of the crime prevention and awareness programs are provided free of charge