• Tall ships docked at Fort Trumbull during OpSail 2012.

  • The Coast Guard Barque Eagle docked at its home port in New London.

  • The Thames Base Ball Club of New London plays vintage ball at Fort Trumbull.

  • Crowds enjoy the surf and Summer sun at Ocean Beach Park.

  • Art lovers enjoy work at the annual Salon des Independants at Hygienic Galleries.

  • A fish-eye's view of the majestically renovated Garde Arts Theater.

  • A community parade passes City Hall on State Street.

  • A bustling Waterfront Park during SailFest.

  • A lone tug passes Harbor Light on a foggy day on the Thames River.

  • The Reducers rock the boardwalk at Ocean Beach.


New London City Hall
181 State Street
New London, CT 06320

PHONE (860) 447-5200
HOURS Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

NLPD Crime Prevention

Officer Ryan Soccio, MPA

Crime Prevention Officer / Community Policing

rsoccio@ci.new-london.ct.us  /  O: 860-440-6673  C: 860-625-5520

Interested in a complementary security assessment of your home or business? Email or call to make an appointment.


Help NLPD fight crime and use our NLPD anonymous text tip line  



Every 3rd Wednesday of the month

August - Muddy Waters, Bank St. 7:30am-9:00am

September - Dunkin Donuts, Broad St. 5pm-6:30pm

October - McDonalds, Colman St.  7:30am-9:00am 

November - Dunkin Donuts, Ocean Ave.  5pm-6:30pm

December - Dunkin Donuts, Colman St. 7:30am-9:00am

"Group seeks to use New London building for base of opioid rehab services" - The Day, 11/9/18

Crime generators and crime attractors have huge impacts on the surrounding neighborhood and the city as a whole

 See Officer Soccio's full response here


"Group withdraws application for rehab facility on Bank Street" - 11/15/18


"Ripped from the Headlines"

Nov. 2, 2018 "Police: Man trying to sell cell phone nearly robbed in New London"

Don't become a victim...

NLPD Quality of Life Initiative

NLPD Officers are cracking down on nuisance, quality of life complaints in the city.  From drinking in public, to loitering to trespassing, Officers know that these seemingly small issues have a big impact on the quality of life in our community and on your bottom line.  If you own a business and wish to post one of our new signs and participate in this initiative, contact the Crime Prevention Office for more information.


Don't be a victim of IDENTITY THEFT

Learn ways to protect yourself and the ones you love...

> Federal Trade Commission

> Already a victim of ID theft? Begin your recovery here

Own a firearm? Have children in your home? LOCK IT UP!

Stop by NLPD Headquarters during normal business hours and pick up a FREE gun lock (while supplies last)

Learn more about gun safety


Vandals destroyed a beautiful mural in NL's Fulton Park, so Teens in Action & NLPD Officers teamed up to remove the graffiti on Tuesday the 24th.  Watch more here!


7th graders from Camp Rotary bring hand-made gifts for Officers

Thank you!

New home or apartment? New business?  New alarm system?

Complete and submit an Emergency Contact Form  

email to rsoccio@ci.new-london.ct.us or drop it off at the station

Do you ride?

Here's a list of places you can ride legally

It is illegal to ride unregistered dirt bikes, ATVs, mini bikes or pocket bikes on public streets in the city.  Your bike will be taken and you can be given a $2,000 fine.


More thank you letters from NL elementary school students  :)


Thank you Isaac students for the care packages!  We love you too!



Read more here!

In the news...

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

Download our

Property Owner's Maintenance Guide

Got Drugs?

Deposit any unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs in the drop box at NLPD Headquarters lobby and we will safely dispose of them.


NL Safe Trade

Use the NLPD Headquarters to conduct your online transactions in a safe place.


Stop in to the NLPD HQ lobby and pick up a free book at our "Little Free Library", sponsored by the FBI Citizens Academy Graduates