Police Department

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Welcome Message

Welcome to the City of Groton Police Department web page. The members of this department are committed professionals who provide high quality service to our residents and visitors on a daily basis.

With 9 civilians and 29 officers, the men and women of our department patrol and provide a wide array of services to a diverse city of 3.1 square miles and 10,000 residents.

The City of Groton is home to the Electric Boat division of General Dynamics, the Pfizer pharmaceutical company and the Avery Point Campus of the University of Connecticut.

We provide patrol services by foot, vehicle, boat and bicycle. Significant crimes are investigated by investigators from the detective and youth unit in conjunction with our area law enforcement partners.

During the fiscal year 2016, the department responded to 14,555 calls for service, conducted 590 criminal investigations, made 552 criminal arrests, conducted 579 non-criminal investigations and investigated 178 motor vehicle accidents. This activity does not include the hundreds of interactions our officers made to comfort and assist members of our community.

From time to time, we recruit people from all walks of life with the highest personal integrity to join our department. We hope that you might consider a career opportunity in law enforcement. More information about recruitment can be found at the Law Enforcement Council and policeapp.com.

Thank you for taking the time to visit this page. On behalf of the men and women of the City of Groton Police Department, I am

J. Erick Jenkins
Chief of Police


Contact Information

Emergency: 911
Telephone: 860.445.2451
Fax: 860.448.1962
Address: 295 Meridian Street, Groton, CT

Chief of Police: J. Erick Jenkins
Email: policedept@cityofgroton-ct.gov

This email is for routine administrative inquiries and it is not monitored 24 hours a day.

If you have an emergency, please call 911. If you need to speak to the police dispatcher, please call 860.445.2451.


Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS)

The Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) announced the launch of a new website and two videos to highlight the dangers and potential consequences of underage drinking. The website contains information on the consequences of underage drinking as well as information and resources on how parents can help prevent underage drinking.

DMHAS Website

DMHAS Facebook Page

DMHAS on Youtube


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