Stratford Police Department

Chief Joseph McNeil
Address 900 Longbrook Avenue
Stratford CT 06614
Phone 203-385-4110

Current Openings

Open Jobs Salary Deadline
Stratford - Entry Level Police Officer $68,073.77 - $83,716.00 November 18, 2024


Town of Stratford, Connecticut

Founded in 1639, Stratford is a community rich in history and abundant natural beauty. Situated on Long Island Sound, and bounded to the east by the Housatonic River, Stratford has long viewed its waterfront as an important natural resource. Within an hour's drive of New York City, Stratford is the easternmost town in Fairfield County-Connecticut's Gold Coast.

Mission Statement

The prime mission of the Stratford Police Department is the preservation of public peace and order, the prevention and detection of crime, the apprehension of offenders, the protection of persons and property, and the enforcement of the laws of the State and the local ordinances of the Town. To achieve this goal the department strives to gain and retain the confidence and respect of the public in such a way as to insure the welfare and betterment of the citizens of Stratford.


Since its beginnings, the department has grown to a force of 112 sworn officers with many specialized units. This specialization broadens the assistance that can be given to the community, allowing the department to better protect and serve its residents.

The Stratford Police Department consists of 112 sworn officers broken down into the following rank structure. Chief –1, Deputy Chief – 1, Captains – 4, Lieutenants – 9, Sergeants – 11, Corporals – 2, Detectives – 15, Patrol Officers – 71 and Clerical Staff – 4.

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