Chief of Police

Chief Kreitz

Chief of Police: Jeffery Kreitz

Jeffery Kreitz was appointed to Police Chief of the Ridgefield Police Department in October 2018. He oversees a staff of 42 officers and 9 civilian employees. The Ridgefield Police Department is a P.O.S.T Council Tier III Accredited Department, serving a town of over 25,000 residents.

Chief Kreitz is a veteran of the Ridgefield Police Department, serving since 2003. A native Ridgefielder, he believes in partnerships and strategic crime fighting. Central to his vision is community engagement and outreach as well as the promotion of transparency and accountability. He is committed to employees and their well-being.

Chief Kreitz is a graduate of Western Connecticut State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Justice and Law Administration. He rose through the ranks of RPD, commanding the Division of Professional Standards prior to his promotion.


Chief Kreitz may be contacted at 203-431-2795 or