1. Citizen Commendation Award

    At the March 2019 Police Board meeting, Edward and Susan Wadowski were awarded the Citizen's Commendation award. Both have been involved in the Bristol Police Explorer Post for over twenty years. Read on...
  2. 2018 Police Officers of the Year

    Officers Zachary Levine & Dustin Demonte have been selected as Bristol's Police Officers of the year for 2018. They were selected based on their actions on June 14, 2018 about 0950 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 
  1. BPD Communication Center


    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