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We are conveniently located off of exit 42 on I-95. Our address is 200 Sawmill Rd., West Haven, CT 06516. Our main non-emergency telephone number is 203-937-3900.
Depending on the circumstances, police reports are generally available within 4 business days following the incident. Police reports involving an arrested party may not be available due to court proceedings. Police reports, when completed and available, may be obtained at the Records Division conveniently located in the lobby of Police Headquarters.
1) It occurred on a public highway (city street) and
2) Damage was caused.
For example, if you bumped the back of another vehicle and there is no damage or injuries, no reportable accident has occurred. However, in all cases we strongly recommend that you contact the police to respond and evaluate for your own protection and documentation against possible future litigation.
All accident reports are usually available within 4 business days following the accident date. These reports are obtained from the Records Division which is located in the lobby of police headquarters. For faster service, please have your case number, officers name and date of accident ready.
Fingerprint times are ONLY on Monday’s from 3-7 PM unless state holiday or severe weather.
Pistol permit applications are available at the police department. The application lists the appropriate steps the applicant will need to follow in order to obtain a pistol permit.
Please contact Sgt. Billy Cole at 203-937-3900 to schedule an appointment during our next qualifying date. The Training Division handles all certification requests for retired officers. Please also check out our forms page for required forms.
If you wish to dispute a parking ticket, please pick up and complete the parking ticket dispute form at the police department’s front desk. You may also download the form via our forms page. The Chief of Police, or his designee, will respond in writing addressing each appeal.
Payable infractions may be appealed by checking the “not guilty” box on the back of the infraction and signing your name in the space provided. Mail the infraction back in the envelope provided. You will be contacted by Centralized Infractions Bureau via mail with further instructions.
Guidelines for a handicap parking sign are set forth by the West Haven Police Department and the West Haven Commission on Disabilities. If these guidelines are met, you may complete and return the application to the Traffic Division of the West Haven Police Department. Once the completed application is received, the request will be investigated and if approved, the sign will be installed. The guidelines for the sign, and the application are available online. To download them (Adobe PDF format), please click here.
Yes. Some police forms that we use are available online. Please click the “Forms” link in the left hand navigation panel. These forms are in Adobe PDF format.
Sorry, but unfortunately we are not able to send patches, nor do we have a patch exchange program.
Unfortunately our child safety installation program has been temporarily postponed. We hope to bring this program back soon, however, you may contact CT Safe Kids for your nearest installation program and time.