• 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.


New London Police Department

Mission Statement:  We, the members of the New London Police Department, are committed to providing the highest quality of police services. By empowering our personnel to work in partnership with the community toward a goal of improving the quality of life within the city of New London through preserving peace, reducing fear and providing for an overall safe environment, the department protects the rights and dignity of all citizens with professionalism and compassion.          

Effective September 8, 2011, the City of New London Police Department has been officially recognized by the State of Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POSTC) as being a Tier One Accredited Agency.   Please click here for more details.



May 1, 2015

The New London Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve Tier I Re-accreditation by verifying it continues to meet professional standards.

Administered by the Police Officer Standards and Training Council, the state accreditation program requires agencies to comply with state of the art standards.  

As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments.  Comments can be mailed to William E. Tanner, III, POSTC Accreditation Division at 285 Preston Ave. Meriden, Connecticut 06450, by telephone at 203-427-2602, by fax at 203-238-6643 or by email:

Accreditation.Compliance@po.state.ct.us.  Please enter the name of the agency in the subject line of the email.

A copy of the standards is available at the New London Police Department 5 Gov. Winthrop Blvd. New London, CT 06320.  Local contact is Capt. Brian Wright, bwright@ci.new-london.ct.us (860)-447-5287.

 Apply to be a New London Police Officer



To be eligible under the LEOSA you must have retired from NLPD in the last 12 months or successfully qualified with a firearm last year (2016) with the Department.

The application must be returned to the Support Services Division Commander by April 1, 2017 @ 3:00 pm. Please include a phone number and an email address on your return application.

The qualification date shall be held at the Waterford Range on a date TBD (2017).

 Click HERE for the application.


The Start of the 2016 Citizens' Police Academy has been scheduled for September 06, 2016. If you are interested in participating this year, please contact Captain Brian Wright for information and/or click the link below.

Click Here for more information. 



Parking Tickets

Parking tickets may be paid by mail or in person at the following location:

New London Parking Authority
c/o Water Street Parking Garage
160 Water Street
New London, CT. 06320

Water Street Parking Garage Contact number is (860)443-1775.

To protest a parking ticket, a Request for Parking Ticket Hearing form must be submitted within 48 hours of the receipt of the ticket. The form may be accessed electronically by clicking on the link above. Alternatively, the form may be obtained in person from the address above or from the Records window at the police department.

The form should be completed and returned along with the original ticket to the New London Parking Authority at the address listed above.


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Contact Information


Peter G. Reichard
Chief of Police
Phone: (860) 447-5261

Deputy Chief
Phone: (860) 447-5262

Jennifer Martley
Assistant to Chief
Phone: (860) 447-5263

Dixie Woods 
Police Secretary
Phone: (860) 440-6694

Uniformed Services Division

Captain Todd Bergeson
Division Commander
Phone: (860) 437-6370

Lieutenant Jeffrey Kalolo
Shift Commander - Day Shift

Lieutenant Matthew Galante

Shift Commander - Midnight Shift

Lieutenant Robert Pickett
Shift Commander - Afternoon Shift

Support Services Division

Captain Lawrence J. Keating
Division Commander
Phone: (860) 437-6373

Sergeant Gregory Moreau
Support Services Sergeant
Phone: (860) 437-6384

Sergeant Lawrence M. Keating
Training Sergeant
Phone: (860) 447-5285

Dixie Woods
Police Secretary
Uniformed/Support Services
Phone: (860) 447-5264

Investigative Services Division

Captain Brian M. Wright
Division Commander
Phone: (860) 447-5287

Sergeant Cornelius Rodgers
Detective Sergeant
Phone: (860) 437-6374

Officer Ryan Soccio                       Crime Prevention Officer               Traffic Officer                            Phone:860-440-6673