The Town of Berlin, Connecticut Police

Country Charm at the Center of Connecticut

Crime Prevention and Block Watches

Officers with specialized training in Crime Prevention techniques can assist in a variety of ways when it comes to protecting your home, business, personal property, and family members.

Services Offered:

  • Residential & Commercial Security Surveys
  • Safety Tips for:
    • Joggers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Children
    • Shoppers
    • Vacationers
  • Information on:
    • Parking lot security
    • Bicycle Security
    • Lighting Systems
    • Alarm Systems
  • Guidance on:
    • Preventing False Alarms
    • Fraud Prevention - (Con games, Charitable solicitations, Identity Theft, & Home repair)
    • Preventing workplace violence
    • Gun Safety in the home.

Neighborhood Watch

Neighborhood Watch is a crime prevention program that uses citizens, in cooperation with law enforcement, to reduce crime in their communities. It involves neighbors getting to know each other, taking the time to watch out for each other, and working together in a program of mutual assistance.

Neighborhood Watch is an effective means of reducing residential burglaries. By participating in Neighborhood Watch, the homeowner will learn:

  • Effective crime prevention techniques for home safety and security.
  • How to become law enforcement's "eyes and ears" and help them provide security to residential areas.
  • How to report a crime:
    • What to look for
    • How to describe an intruder
    • Vehicle or activity
    • What additional information to give

Lieutenant James Gosselin, & Officer John Burns are the department's crime prevention officers. To learn more about Crime Prevention and/or organizing a Neighborhood Watch, they can be reached at (860) 828-7080.

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Police Department
240 Kensington Rd
Berlin, CT 06037
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Contact Us:

240 Kensington Road,
Berlin, CT 06037
Phone: 860.828.7000

Town Office Hours:
M-W 8:30am - 4:30pm
Th 8:30am - 7:00pm
F 8:30am - 1:00pm

Police Department:

240 Kensington Road,
Berlin, CT 06037
Dispatch Phone: 860-828-7080
Emergency: 911

Office Hours:
M-F 8:00am - 4:00pm