1. Bristol Police Christmas Toy Drive

    The Bristol Police Department is conducting our annual Christmas toy drive to benefit the Bristol Salvation Army. The toys can be dropped off at the lobby of the Bristol Police Department. The toy drive will run from Friday November 16, Read on...
  2. Bristol PD New Officer Hire

    Bristol PD welcomes our newest police officer, Alec Iurato. He was sworn-in on October 11, 2018 and he will headed to the police academy for 26 weeks of intense training. Alec's parents and fellow officers celebrated after the swearing in ceremony. Read on...
  3. Black Bears in Bristol

    Black bears are becoming increasingly common in Connecticut as the population continues to grow and expand. Reports of bear sightings, even in heavily populated residential areas, have been on the rise. Read on...
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Police Spotlights

  1. Bristol officers

    Patrol Division


    The Patrol Division is the largest division within the police department and is headed by Captain Edward Spyros. Approximately 95 officers are supervised by the Captain, including lieutenants, sergeants and patrol officers. This division is fully staffed around the clock. Upon graduating from the police academy, all officers begin their careers in the Patrol Division. The Officers work an eight hour day, with four days on and 
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  1. BPD Communication Center

    PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATORS


    Public safety telecommunicators (PSTs) are comprised of a select group of non-sworn personnel who form the hub of emergency response activity. In a sense, telecommunicators are the first responders at a scene of an emergency. They pick up the call, ascertain what is happening, and then take on the responsibility of getting help to the scene as quickly as possible. PSTs must demonstrate a significant degree
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