• 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.


Peter G. Reichard

Chief Peter G Reichard's career in law enforcement spans more than 29 years. Prior to becoming Chief in New London, he served as the Deputy Police Chief under Chief Ackley. Chief Reichard's law enforcement career began in as a patrolman in the New Haven Police Department in 1988.  Reichard worked his way up through the ranks within the New Haven Police Department and became the Assistant Chief of Police assigned to the Investigative Services Division where he oversaw a number of high profile investigations.  Upon his retirement from the New Haven Police Department, Reichard was named Vice President of the Corporate Security Division at Bank of America until he returned to police service with the New London Police Department.  Reichard is a graduate of the FBI National Academy class #219, PERF SMIP, and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Public Safety Administration.