Groton Long Point Police Department 3 Atlantic Ave, Groton, CT06340 Groton Long Point police patrol 2.8 square miles and a neighborhood of about 600 homes in Groton Long Point. The…More department is in the same building as the Groton Long Point Volunteer Fire Department, with offices in the rear of the building. The police department has seven officers and several police cruisers, and is staffed 24 hours. Larry Pagan is police chief.
The City of Groton police department is in the muncipal building with an entrance on the building's right side. The…More department handles criminal complaints as well as non-criminal calls such as motor vehicle accidents, medical assistance and vehicle lockouts. The department has a budget for 31 sworn officers, nine full-time, non-sworn staff and six part-time special traffic officers.
Chief Bruno L. Giulini oversees the police force and has had the job since 2002. The department has two divisions: an operations unit for patrol officers and detectives, and a support services division that includes traffic control, parking enforcement, a dive team and marine patrol.
The Groton Town Police has several divisions to respond to public calls for help. The patrol division is the largest,…More and includes 42 officers, six sergeants and four lieutenants. Officers respond to calls about incidents including criminal complaints, traffic enforcement and motor vehicle accidents. Other police department divisions include youth, animal control, community policing, detectives and records.
The records division of the police department is open from Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm, not including holidays. Residents who want a copy of a motor vehicle accident report must wait three days from the time of the incident, then contact the department at 860-441-6713 to make sure the report is available.
The mayor's office in the Groton city municipal building is to the right of the lobby, past the city clerk's…More office.
Marian Galbriath is serving her first term as mayor and ran unopposed for the office in 2011 after Dennis L. Popp left the post. As chief executive, she oversees city departments including the police, fire and highway department. She also acts as chairman of the Groton Utilities Commission and chairman of the board of directors for Thames Valley Communications, a division of the utility which provides cable, Internet and digital phone service.
The mayor is elected to a 2-year term, with elections held in odd years in May.