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The West Hartford Police Department, in active cooperation with our community, will enforce all laws and work to improve the quality of life. We will treat every individual with fairness and respect. We will accomplish this mission by providing professional, high quality police services. 


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Do you currently utilize external video surveillance at your home or business? If you do, we would like to hear from you. We are encouraging residents and business owners that have external surveillance cameras to register their cameras with the West Hartford Police Department. Video surveillance is a valuable tool in the detection, identification, apprehension, and conviction of criminals who commit crimes in our Town.    

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As individuals continue the transition to online lessons and meetings, the West Hartford Police Dept. would like to share these tips from the FBI on ways to mitigate teleconference hijacking threats.

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Police Chief Vernon Riddick, Jr.

Police Chief Vernon Riddick, Jr.

Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-570-8960
Assistant Chief Lawrence Terra

Assistant Chief Lawrence Terra

Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-570-8980

Animal control

Pet Regulations & Ordinances, Dog Licenses, Animal Control Officers, Adoption Options



Community Advisory notification

Reverse 911 calls & notifications 


Internships & education

Police Cadet Program, The College Academy, The Citizen's Academy - "Behind the Badge" 


Job Opportunities 

West Hartford PD is currently hiring. Apply today! 

Online Forms, Licenses, Permits

Alarm Form, Case & Accident Reports, Fingerprint Cards, Pistol Permits, Food Truck, Application to Solicit & more

Overnight parking Omit

Apply online for an "omit tag" for overnight parking  


Fingerprinting services, Copies of Police Reports/Accidents, Criminal Record Check


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Contact Information

West Hartford Police Department
103 Raymond Road

West Hartford, CT 06107
Routine calls: 860-523-5203
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