Wallingford Police Department

Chief John Ventura
Address 135 North Main Street
Wallingford CT 06492
Phone (203) 294-2828
Website https://www.police.wallingfordct.gov/

Current Openings

Open Jobs Salary Deadline
Wallingford - Police Officer $68,681.60 - $84,739.20 August 16, 2024



A great New England town, located between New Haven and Hartford, as well as New York City and Boston, and home to over 45,000 residents.


Records Division: 

  • Serving as the repository for the records of the department and maintains investigatory reports, evidence, found property and criminal history information
  • Disseminating any records-related information from the Wallingford Police Department
  • Creating and disseminating NIBRS/UCR reports
  • Processing and issuing various state and municipal permits
  • The administration of the Town of Wallingford’s parking ticket program
  • Public fingerprinting

Traffic Division:

  • The Traffic Division is a special service support function of the Wallingford Police Department staffed with a Division Supervisor, who is a Sergeant, and uniformed officers.

Investigative Services Division:

  • The Investigative Services Division is a special services support function of the Wallingford Police Department staffed with a Division Commander, who is a Lieutenant, and a complement of supervisors, investigators, and clerical support.

Professional Standards & Training Division:

  • Maintenance of the Agency’s P.O.S.T. Tier III accreditation
  • Internal Affairs investigations
  • Coordinating new employee training and orientation, police officer in-service training, and continual P.O.S.T.-mandated review training

Patrol Division:

  • Routine patrol to encompass the prevention of crime and disorder
  • Handling calls for service
  • The enforcement of laws
  • Community-oriented / problem-solving activities
  • Routine traffic accident investigation
  • Assistance to the public in emergency situations

Community Impact Unit:

  • Special investigations assigned by the Administration
  • The School Officer Program and public schools’ liaison with respect to safety matters
  • Crime prevention programs
  • Block watch programs
  • Community relations initiatives

Communications Center:

  • The Communications Center is an operational function of the Wallingford Police Department and shall consist of a number of civilian dispatchers.

Emergency Response Team:

  • The Emergency Response Team is a special service support function of the Wallingford Police Department comprised of specially trained and equipped officers responsible for a “team” response to high-risk situations (i.e., hostage situations, barricaded subject).

Field Training & Evaluation Program:

  • The Agency’s Field Training and Evaluation Program begins when a recruit police officer graduates from the Connecticut Police Academy or one of the other area POST-accredited academies.
  • The recruit will then begin a 16-week training and evaluation program where the recruit rides with an experienced Wallingford Police Field Training Officer (FTO) that teaches the recruit, through hands-on experience, the duties and responsibilities of a Wallingford Police Officer.


The Wallingford Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.







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