Easton PD Moves to Electronic Ticketing System

The days of waiting in your car for what feels like an eternity while a police officer writes out your traffic ticket will be over soon.

The Easton Police Department is moving away from handwriting traffic tickets to an electronic system that allows officers to print out tickets Continue reading “Easton PD Moves to Electronic Ticketing System”

Easton PD Adds Autism Safety Alert Form

The Easton Police Department is among a growing list of police departments in the state to offer Autism Safety Alert Forms to aid interaction between police officers and autistic individuals.

The form is the brainchild of Naugatuck resident Jennifer Harding, a single mom whose Continue reading “Easton PD Adds Autism Safety Alert Form”

Easton Police Officers Get New Body Cameras

Easton police officers will soon be wearing body cameras, a new tool law enforcement officers say will benefit the public and police.

“I’m in favor of the (body) cameras and I was in favor of the dashboard cameras,” said Police Chief Richard Doyle. “It improves accountability, Continue reading “Easton Police Officers Get New Body Cameras”

Another Icy Blast Is on the Way

UPDATE: All ER9 schools are closed Friday, Feb. 4. Offices are open and will close at noon.


The Easton Police Department has issued another weather warning for tomorrow. Some models are predicting rain through the morning and an afternoon drop in temperature creating a hazardous Continue reading “Another Icy Blast Is on the Way”

New Officer Joins Easton Police Department

Easton Police Commission Chairman Richard Colangelo swore in a new officer, Luis Rodriguez, on Jan.10; he is the newest member of Easton’s Police Department and brings a significant skill set to the department and the town.

According to a department press release, Rodriguez, 22, Continue reading “New Officer Joins Easton Police Department”

Bear # 211 Struck by Vehicle in Easton

Bear #211 regularly visited backyards in Easton and Fairfield and even had a public Facebook page. Until yesterday, that is, when the Easton Police Department received a call July 26 at 6:19 p.m. about a black bear that was struck by a motor vehicle on Route 136 west of Wilson Road. Continue reading “Bear # 211 Struck by Vehicle in Easton”

House Fire Sends Woman to Hospital, Two Dogs Perish

The Easton Police Communications Department received a 911 call from a Northwood Drive home reporting smoke in the house on May 30 at 8:07 p.m. The Easton Fire Department, Easton Police Department and Easton Volunteer Emergency Service were immediately dispatched to the scene.

Continue reading “House Fire Sends Woman to Hospital, Two Dogs Perish”

Aquarion Water Company Donates Water Rescue Bags to Easton Police

After a dangerous water rescue last winter imperiling the safety of an Easton police officer, a local resident and his dog, the Easton Police Department will be equipped to better assist water rescues in the future.

“I would like to express my gratitude to the Aquarion Water Company Continue reading “Aquarion Water Company Donates Water Rescue Bags to Easton Police”

Swastikas Drawn in Chalk Outside Elementary School

School Officials in Charge of Follow-up

School officials at Samuel Staples Elementary School in Easton discovered several Swastikas drawn in chalk on the asphalt in the rear of the building on April 8.

The school resource officer along with school staff conducted an investigation Continue reading “Swastikas Drawn in Chalk Outside Elementary School”

Body Cameras for the Easton Police Department

Plans are being made for the Easton Police Department to acquire body cameras in order to be in compliance with the state’s new police accountability law. The law requires each member of the department to wear a camera at all times while on duty. Department vehicles must also have Continue reading “Body Cameras for the Easton Police Department”