PUBLIC INFORMATION RELEASES
In accordance with the New London Police Department's General Duty Manual, the Deputy Chief of Police will serve as the department's Public Information Officer (PIO). As such, the Deputy Chief will assume all responsibilities inherent in the department's routine liaison with the news media, including routine preparation of the police log for news media, assisting news personnel in covering routine news stories, distributing agency news releases, etc. In the absence of the PIO, other supervisors may be responsible for media relations regarding minor incidents. The full General Order regarding release of information to the news media may be viewed here. The arrest log, with basic "arrest record" information, is available for public inspection twenty-four hours per day. More specific queries regarding police incidents/information must be directed to the PIO.
If you have any questions regarding ongoing police incidents, or if you are a member of the news media requesting to be added to the distribution list for the daily arrest logs and/or press releases, please contact Police Administration at 860-447-5262. For information regarding police reports or crime statistics, please contact the Records Section, by clicking here or by telephone at 860-447-5282.
POLICE PUBLIC/PRESS RELEASES:
Routine press releases designed to provide routine information such as traffic enforcement efforts, new police programs, crime prevention, etc. are approved by the PIO prior to release. Links to previously released items are listed below. Please check back frequently for newly posted items.
11/20/2012: Can You Help Us Identify This Man? Subject in Reported Burglary
1/13/2012: Time to Think of Snow! 2011-2012 Winter Parking Regulations Reminder / Es hora de pensar en nieve: Regulaciones de aparcamiento de invierno 2011-2012
9/19/2011: New London Police Department Earns Accreditation
7/20/2011: United Way/"2-1-1" Alert regarding "Staying Cool During Hot Weather"
7/7/2011: Press Release regarding Accessibility to Handicapped Parking for Sailfest 2011
7/6/2011: Press Release regarding Sailfest 2011
6/23/2011: Public Notice regarding NLPD's pending POSTC Accreditation
3/17/2011: Release regarding 2011 New London Irish Parade
2/2/2011: Press Release Update regarding Snow Removal Operation
1/28/2011: Press Release regarding Snow Removal Operation
1/28/2011: Winter Parking Ban
12/10/2010: Frostbite and Hypothermia
12/9/2010: Holiday Safety Tips
12/9/2010: Public Alert regarding Counterfeit Currency
11/1/2010: Crime Prevention Alert regarding Possible Utility Scam
10/18/2010: Halloween Safety Tips
6/11/2010: FEMA Disaster Recovery Center
6/11/2010: FEMA Disaster Assistance