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  • Talking About The Police Department

    The arrests in the middle of last week of a Newtown Police sergeant and emergency services dispatcher on federal drug trafficking charges twisted the normal proud narrative we apply to local first responders to a point of painful fracture.

  • Dispatchers, Nute Receive Awards For Outstanding Service

    The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) presented an award to the staff of the Newtown Emergency Communications Center at Town Hall South on April 17. The award recognizes the communications center’s expert handling of radio telecommunications traffic stemming from the December 14 shooting incident at Sandy Hook School.