The Easton Police Commission unanimously selected Captain Richard Doyle to be the next police chief for the Town of Easton. Doyle will be promoted to the rank of chief on Monday, April 6, time and location to be determined. 

Doyle has been an officer with the Easton Police Department for 32 years where he has served as officer, sergeant, lieutenant and captain. Doyle also performs the duties of emergency management director for Easton. 

Doyle has a bachelor’s degree from Sacred Heart University, a master’s degree from the University of New Haven and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. He graduated from the New York City Police Academy in 1986 where he started his law enforcement career in the New York City Police Department.

“We are excited to name Rich Doyle our next Chief,” Richard J. Colangelo Jr., Easton Police Commission chairman, said.” He has over 30 years’ experience in town and is poised to lead the department into the future. We want to thank Chief Shaw for his time here in Easton and wish him well in his next chapter.”

Doyle will replace Chief Timothy J. Shaw who has accepted a position as the new chief of the Stamford Police Department, effective in April.

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