Crime Prevention Services

  • Sgt. Scott Ruszczyck
  • Off. Maryhelen McCarthy
  • Off. Felcia Figol
  • Off. William Hull
  • Off. Richard Monckton
  • Telephone Number 203-426-5841

IT IS THE MISSION OF THE NEWTOWN POLICE CRIME PREVENTION SERVICES UNIT TO:

  • Educate every possible person on ways to better protect themselves, their families, homes, businesses, and personal property.
  • Educate every possible person on ways to better help the Newtown Police help you.
  • Maintain a two-way communication between the Newtown Police and the residents and business owners of Newtown.

ATV Laws and current issues:


HOME SECURITY INSPECTIONS:

Upon appointment, the Newtown Police Crime Prevention Services Unit will conduct a residential security inspection of your property.

A home security inspection will:

  1. Determine existing security conditions.
  2. Identify deficiencies.
  3. Determine the protection needed.
  4. Make recommendations for improvement.

COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAM:

  1. Home security and lighting suggestions
  2. Identity Theft
  3. Personal Safety
  4. Child Safety
  5. Bicycle Safety and Registration
  6. Vendor Laws

NEWTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT AND ALARM SYSTEMS:

Town of Newtown has updated it's Residential and Commercial Alarm System Ordinance (#104).

  1. No person shall install or operate an alarm system within the Town of Newtown until a registration form has been filed with the Newtown Police Department,
  2. All registrants will be required to upkeep all registration information.

FALSE ALARMS:

The Newtown Police Department shall monitor all false alarms on a calendar year basis. In order to discourage false alarms, the following fee schedule shall be set forth for each calendar year:

False Alarm Fine Schedule

False Alarm In a Registration Year

Fine

1

$0

2

$25

3

$50

4

$50

5

$100

6

$100

7

$100

8

$200

9

$200

10

$250

11

$250

12 and beyond

$250