New Milford Police Department

Chief Spencer Cerruto
Address 49 Poplar Street
New Milford CT 06776
Phone 860-355-3133
Fax 860-355-6012

Current Openings

Open Jobs Salary Deadline
New Milford - Entry Level Police Officer $61,554 to $88,766 Based on CBA December 31, 2025
New Milford - Certified Police Officer $78,506 - $88,766 Based on CBA and Experience June 30, 2024




The mission of the New Milford Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in our community by working cooperatively with the public and within the framework of the United States and Connecticut Constitutions and statutes.  To enforce the laws equitably, preserve the peace, reduce fear, and provide for a safe environment for all our citizens.



  • The Police Department will appropriately involve the community in all policing activities that directly affect the quality of community life and citizens. 
  • The Police Department will maintain crime prevention as a goal, while vigorously pursuing those who commit crimes.
  • The Police Department will ensure that its policing strategies will preserve and advance democratic values, respecting the rights and liberties of all.
  • The Police Department will encourage public input regarding the development of policies that directly affect the quality of neighborhood life.
  • The Police Department will manage its resources effectively.
  • The Police Department will seek the input of employees into matters that affect job satisfaction and effectiveness, and to assist in the achievement of the Department’s mission.
  • The Police Department will maintain the highest level of integrity and professionalism in all members and activities.
  • The Police Department will seek to provide a stable and consistent work environment, respectful of the dignity and human rights of each employee.



The Town of New Milford is located in the southwest portion of Litchfield County with a population of approximately 30,000 residents. The town, which is 64.4 square miles, is served by a municipal police department comprised of 65 men and women; sworn and civilian personnel. 

Additionally, the New Milford Police Department has specialty units:
Aviation Unit Police Helicopter
Motorcycle Unit
Marine Patrol
  • K-9
  • Community Policing Unit
  • S.C.U.B.A. Dive and Rescue
  • Crash Reconstruction Team
  • School Resource Officers
  • Child Safety Seat Program


Based on Contract $58,588 to $84,489

 *Subject to collective bargaining

 The New Milford Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages all persons to apply and have an
opportunity to join one of the finest police departments in the State of Connecticut.

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