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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. 

The West Hartford Police Department's primary goals are:

  • To provide prompt and professional response to medical emergencies, vehicular accidents or crimes reported in West Hartford.
  • To work in cooperation with residents, business owners, interest groups and other town agencies to maintain the high standards for which this community is known.
  • To further the professionalism of law enforcement as a whole.
  • To deliver a high level of service in the most cost efficient manner possible.
  • To maintain the perception of safety among residents and visitors to the Town. 

The West Hartford Police Department is located at 103 Raymond Rd, West Hartford, CT 06107. For routine calls please call 860-523-5203. Our Tips Line is 860-570-8969. You may also email WHPDTIPS@WestHartfordCT.gov or visit our Staff Directory for further assistance. 

Police Chief Vernon Riddick, Jr.

Police Chief Vernon Riddick, Jr.

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Work: 860-570-8960
Assistant Chief Lawrence Terra

Assistant Chief Lawrence Terra

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Work: 860-570-8980
Assistant Chief Robert Riccobon

Assistant Chief Robert Riccobon

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Work: 860-570-8983

West Hartford Police News & announcements

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.    

Read More about WEST HARTFORD POLICE VIDEO SHARING PROGRAM

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