The Patrol Division, the backbone of the Police Department, is the largest and most visible division and is where every Police Officer begins his/her career. After about five months at the police academy, and a minimum of six months and 12 weeks Field Training, Officers are assigned to patrol Trumbull's 23.5 square miles which are organized into five patrol sectors:
- Sector 1 - Upper Hill - Along the Monroe border between the Easton and Shelton borders. On the West side, it is Westfield Drive and Stone House Road North and on the East side it is the area around Gate of Heaven Cemetery north.
- Sector 2 - Lake Avenue north to Stone House Road and over to the Pequonock Valley
- Sector 3 - South of Lake Avenue to Black House Road and including the area of Middlebrook School and Valley View Road
- Sector 4 - The area between the Pequonock Valley going east to Booth Hill Road South of Gate of Heaven Cemetery and south along White Plains Road to the Bridgeport border
- Sector 5 - The area of Pinewood Lake east to the Shelton and Stratford borders and east of White Plains Road
Patrol Officers are the Town's First Responders and arrive within minutes of being dispatched.
Trumbull's Police Officers respond to a wide variety of calls. Whether it's a motor vehicle accident or a criminal investigation, a medical response or an ice rescue, the Police Department's patrol division is there to help.
Equipment in Vehicles
Officers' Patrol cars are equipped with:
- Automated external defibrillators (AEDs)
- First Aid Kits
- Ice rescue suits
- Sirens and Public Address (PA) systems
- Two-way radios
- Video cameras