Police Department is responsible for the safety and well being of over
23,000 residents. We monitor the 35 square miles of Ridgefield
borders the New York towns of Lewisboro, Brewster and North Salem and
the Connecticut towns of Wilton, Redding and Danbury. We also administer many Community Programs such as DARE, GRADD and Neighborhood Watch.
The Police Department is under the command of Chief John Roche and consists of:
One Major, Three Captains
Five Lieutenants, Five Sergeants
Twenty-six Officers, Seven Civilians
Contact Us If You Need...
General Information / Report an Incident / Request Assistance / Make a Complaint
-> 203 438.6531- > 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Records Department (you may also leave a Voice Mail message in off-hours)
-> 203 431.2791-> Monday-Friday, 8am to 3:30pm
Copies of reports may be
requested from the Records Department. State Statutes dictate what
reports may be released to the public so all requests may not be
A fee of $.50 per page (cash or check) will be charged for all
reports that are released; no reports are faxed. If necessary, a
report can be left at the front desk so it can be picked up after the
Records Department closes. If left at the front desk, the report can be
picked up 24/7 but the correct amount for the report will be needed at
the time it is picked up.
Routine accident reports are
usually available within (2) to (3) working days of the occurrence. It
is always a good idea to call Records to be sure the report is available
before you come for it.
In the event of a fatality or criminal charges connected
with an accident, the report may not be available for a while due to the
more extensive investigation involved.
Release of incident
reports is limited by the State of Connecticut State Statutes, requests
may be made to the Records Department. The RPD will not release:
- Active / Pending Cases
- Arrest Reports
- Medical Records
- Juvenile Information
- Uncorroborated Allegations
A form needs to be submitted to the Records
Department and a photo ID will need to be presented (preferably an
operator's license). The record check is only for the Town of
Ridgefield. If a record check for the State of Connecticut is desired,
see DPS website.
Fingerprinting is provided for
Ridgefield residents only. Residents are urged to call the general
number (203 438.6531)
before coming to Headquarters to be sure there is no one in lock-up and
that there is available manpower. The RPD does not provide any
fingerprint cards; they should be provided by the agency requesting that
you be fingerprinted.
Special Duty (Hire an Officer):
The Department provides off-duty Officers for side jobs,
when requested. A form will need to be submitted and a deposit will be
required at the time the request is made. An Officer will handle the
request at the front desk or you can contact the Uniform Division
Commander at 203 431.2799; View form.
How to Reach Us 24 hours a day / 7 days a week:
Drug Tip Hotline: 203-431-2345 - Confidential