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Overnight Parking Restrictions

Overnight parking restrictions are set to begin on 11/15/2014. read more


Counterfeit Debit Card / ATM Skimming Arrest

On September 22, 2014 this agency was contacted by JPMorgan Chase Bank Security that two unknown subjects had used counterfeit debit/credit cards to withdraw cash from two ATM locations in Darien. It was also determined that after using the cards in Darien the suspects had traveled to Fairfield, CT. 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


Is Your Dog Licensed?

Beginning Oct. 15th infractions will be issued to any dog owners who have not yet licensed their dogs. Licenses are to be renewed through the Town Clerks Office by June 30th of each year. Licenses are valid for the fiscal year July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. read more


Robbery Suspect Identified Through DNA Evidence:

On June 28, 2011 at approximately 11:00am, three unidentified males entered David Harvey Jewelers, 995 Post Rd., carrying sledgehammers and wearing ski masks. The subjects proceeded to smash several glass display cases and removed numerous high-end watches valued at over $422,000.00. read more


Darien Police Partners With Local Organizations To Launches "Project Lifesaver"

The Darien Police Department has recently launched Project Lifesaver. This nationwide program is designed to bring people who are at risk of wandering, particularly the elderly, including those with Alzheimers, Autism, Down Syndrome and Dementia home safely. read more


Drunk Driver Nearly Runs Over Two Darien Officers

At approximately 11:40 hrs the Darien Police Patrol Division received a radio broadcast regarding a green Nissan pick-up truck which was driving erratically. Two Darien police officers were on special duty traffic assignments on Leroy Ave. near West Ave. when they observed the vehicle traveling south toward them. Both officers were wearing Hi-Viz yellow uniform shirts identifying them as read more


Darien Officers Fight With & Taser Naked Man Who Breaks Into Home

Darien, CT: At approximately 4:30pm on June 30, 2014, the Darien Police Department received numerous reports of a naked male running through yards on Stephen Mather Road. The male was reportedly attempting to gain entry to several residences. Officers arrived on scene and observed a white male without clothes on in the area of Maplewood Drive. Upon seeing officers the male ran off and a foot read more


Victim & Witness Notifcation Services

U.S. immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HIS), is committed to protecting the public and ensuring that the rights of victims are observed. 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


Reward Offered In Robbery of People's United Bank

The Darien Police Detective Division is seeking assistance in a bank robbery investigation. On Wednesday April 30, 2014 at approximately 2:00pm, the Peoples United Bank located at 25 Old Kings Hwy North, was robbed. The suspect entered the bank using an open umbrella to shield himself from vestibule and ATM cameras. 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.

2nd Sting Operation Yields Additional Arrests
Police Performance Measures for 2009
Five Arrested For Home Invasion
Home Invasion // Assault
Award Winning Traffic Division Takes 1st Place Again
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Crime Prevention

The Charity Scam
The Fake Check Scam Online
Phishing, Spear Phishing, & Whaling Attacks
The Work-From-Home Fake Check Scam (AKA mystery shopper scam)

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