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Faithfully Serving the Borough of Naugatuck

The mission of the Naugatuck Police Department is to provide excellent service through partnerships that build trust, reduce crime, create a safe environment, and enhance the quality of life in our community.


Our Core Values

Professionalism: As police officers we pledge to take full responsibility for our actions and inactions. We will strive to be truthful and dependable in the actions we take. We shall treat all persons equally with dignity and respect. We will continually work with the community in improving the overall perception of the Naugatuck Police Department by the demonstration of proficiency, competency and reliability in our performance.

Respect: To achieve our goals, respect is a foundational tenet of our organization. Respect must begin inward, in the way we interact with each other and accompany each officer in their day-to-day dealings with the public we serve. Only through mutual respect of each other and the citizens we serve will the Naugatuck Police Department reach its full potential.

Integrity: Requires each police officer to exemplify the highest standards in ethical, moral and legal conduct. Integrity is born out of honesty and is the foundation of the trust the public places in us as police officers. Each officer must adhere to an uncompromising code of personal conduct, accountable for their actions and holding others accountable for theirs. Integrity mandates that a police officer always applies the law in a fair and just manner.

Dedication: Dedication is the value that requires police officers to be ever vigilant and mindful of the oath they took to uphold the law. Remembering our oath allows the community to have the utmost confidence in the Naugatuck Police Department. No matter what the task or the challenges faced we will display the necessary courage and commitment to overcome any obstacle or accomplish any goal to ensure the continued safety of this community.

Excellence: We are committed to faithfully and selflessly performing our duties while striving to be effective and dependable. We reject complacency and are dedicated to continually pursuing the highest levels of knowledge, skills and expertise.