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Citizens Police Academy
The Ridgefield Police Department periodically offers a 9 week program for the public which educates students about various aspects of Police work.
   Applicants must live or work in Ridgefield and be a minimum of eighteen years old at the time of registration.  The Academy provides a forum by which residents can interact with the men and women (sworn and non-sworn) of the Department who faithfully serve their Community. The Ridgefield Citizen Police Academy enables students and Police Department employees to better recognize their responsibilities toward each other in a partnership to maintain a safe Community and improve the quality of life.
     Citizen Police Academy application form

Civilian Complaint Report
This form may be used to submit a complaint against any employee of the Ridgefield Police Department. 
Civilian Complaint Report

Civilian Complaint Report
This form may be used to submit a complaint against any employee of the Ridgefield Police Department by a person who does not speak the English language . 
Civilian Complaint Report - Spanish

Employment Opportunities

 Patrol Officer Starting Salary: $60,717.00  (effective 7/1/16)

The Ridgefield Police Department has a Residency Requirement:
Employees must live within twenty-five (25) air miles from the Town of 
Ridgefield boundaries.  If a potential employee does not meet this requirement, they will have one year from the date they are removed from Probationary Status to fulfill this obligation.

In addition to the residency requirement, the Ridgefield Police Department has a tattoo, brands and body piercings policy.

The RPD also offers:

   -  Thirteen (13)  Paid Holidays
  -    Twelve   (12) Occasional Sick Leave Days
  -    Longevity Pay
  -    Overtime:  Time and One-Half; 4 hour minimum
  -    401A Pension Plan, Employer and Employee contributions
  -    High Deductible Health Plan with Health Savings Account, 
         Dental Plan
  -    Short-term and Long-term Disability
  -    Shift Bid based on Seniority (annually)
  -    Evening and Midnight Shift Differential
  -    Goals: Training Instructor, DARE Officer, Bike Patrol, SRO, 
                 Detective Bureau, Traffic Officer, Accreditation Officer 

Check on the link below to view / print out an employment application:
HR POLICE general application

Highway Use Permit

As per State regulations, this Highway Use Permit application must be submitted any time a State road will be affected by a special event in the Town of Ridgefield.  Anyone planning a special event will need to submit this application to the Police Commission (c/o Ridgefield Police Department, 76 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, CT  06877) 120 days PRIOR to the event.  Once the application is received, it will be reviewed by the Police Commissioners and, if approved, forwarded to the State for their review/approval.  Any questions regarding this process may be addressed to the Captain in charge of special events at Police Headquarters, 203 438.6531.

Motor Vehicle Forms

The Ridgefield Police Department provides motor vehicle forms from the
State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles. These forms are available to the public and can be obtained in our front lobby or you can use the above link.

This program is offered as a courtesy to our residents so that they do not have to drive to the Motor Vehicle Department.

 Pistol Permit
Review the instructions for obtaining a  Temporary Pistol Permit.

State of Connecticut Pistol Permit

Precious Metals
Purchasers of Precious Metals and Stones





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