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Darien Police Investigate Serious Accident:

On November 23, 2015 at approximately 7:00am, the Darien Police Department responded to a serious motor vehicle accident on Mansfield Ave. north of Middlesex Rd. read more


DPD Officers will wear mourning bands today to commemorate the 11/18/1927 line of duty death of Ofc. William Bowman

On November 18, 1927, Officer William Bowman was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic on the Post Road. Officer Bowman had one year of service with the Darien Police Department read more


Darien Police Accepting Bids For Vehicle Auction:

Darien Police Department will be accepting sealed bids on the sale of the following vehicle: read more


Darien Police Offer Halloween Safety Tips:

Darien, CT - In order to assist our community in enjoying this fun-filled holiday as safely as possible, the Darien Police Department has compiled the following Halloween safety tips for children, parents, motorists, and homeowners: read more


Darien Health & Wellness Fair Being Held October 21st

The Darien Health Department is hosting a Health & Wellness Fair on Wednesday October 21, 2015 from 2:30pm to 6:30pm at Darien town Hall read more


Was Your Car Burglarized Recently?

Was Your Car Burglarized Recently? We may have read more


Long Term Road Closure & Construction Project on Locust Hill Rd:

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that Locust Hill Road will be closed to through traffic between Old Farm Road and Settlers Trail from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, starting on September 28, 2015. read more


Darien Police To Auction Seized Vehicle:

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Is Your House A Target For Burglary While You're On Vacation?

An empty house is a tempting target for a burglar so make sure you do your best to have your home look occupied while you are away. There are several measures you can take to protect your home from a would-be burglar: read more


LOCK IT or LEAVE IT, The Darien Police Department Firearms Safety and Disposal Program

DARIEN, CT When it comes to having a firearm in your home, the Darien Police Department recommends that you Lock it or Leave it. The Department is committed to ensuring that firearms in the home are properly secured and that residents are provided with a way to dispose of unwanted firearms. The Department has always assisted residents seeking to dispose of an unwanted firearm. read more


10 Tips To Prevent Scooter Theft

Darien, CT- Recently Darien Police officers recovered a stolen scooter as a result of a motor vehicle stop. The scooter had never been reported stolen but through the officer’s investigation, it was determined that it was taken from the Darien train station approximately two years prior. Scooters are being stolen at an alarming rate in our area and in the surrounding communities. read more


Town of Darien Road Paving Schedule For Summer 2015:

The Town of Darien paving program for the summer of 2015 is as follows: read more


IRS Phone Scams Continue To Target Darien Residents:

Darien residents continue to receive phone calls, both automated and in person, that are active scams. The Internal Revenue Service has recently issued a consumer alert providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. read more


Is a "Utility Worker" knocking at your front door? A burglar may be at your back door:

Distraction burglary is a crime in which elderly persons are often the targets but not always. The perpetrator seeks to draw a resident out of the house or into the basement on a pretext. While the resident is occupied, an accomplice enters the home and steals valuables such as money and jewelry. Thieves may also take read more


Be Aware of Scams Affecting Our Area:

There are a variety of home improvement or contractor scams that target Darien residents. In some cases, the victim may never even know that they have been scammed. Here are some of the most common frauds: read more


Overnight Burglaries Of Unlocked Vehicles Are On The Rise

Was Your Unlocked Vehicle Entered During The Overnight? Did You Even Notice? Car Burglaries Are On The Rise. The Darien Police Department is reaching out to a handful of neighborhoods that have recently been targeted by car burglars. There are two primary purposes for this notification. read more


Armed Robbery Of Chase Bank

The Darien Police Department is currently investigating a robbery of the Chase Bank located at 165 Noroton Ave. Shortly after 4:00pm on 2/24/2015, a white female entered the establishment and approached a bank employee. The suspect then displayed a firearm and demanded cash. read more


Is Heroin In Darien?

Definitely, according to Sergeant Jeremiah Marron of the Darien Police Department Selective Enforcement Unit, Not only is Heroin sold and used in Darien, but its severely addictive properties are motivating crimes such as burglary, larceny, theft from vehicles, and recently even Home Invasion. "Heroin is pummeling the Northeast, leaving addiction, overdoses and fear in its wake," said James Hunt of the Drug Enforcement Administration's New York Office. read more



Press Release

Breaking news as it happens in Darien.

Building Construction Begins (photos)
March 12, 2011 MVA Brookside Rd. // Granaston Ln.
DWI Check Point on Post Rd // Ledge Rd. Feb. 25, 2011
Child Approached By Suspicious Vehicle on Intervale Rd.
Armed Robbery
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