25 Hecker Ave Darien, CT 06820


"The mission of the Darien Police Department's Training Division is to enhance the performance and professionalism of our officers, maximize officer capabilities and potential, reduce liability, and uphold the integrity of the Department. These goals are accomplished by providing the highest quality training available, maintaining state certifications for officers and instructors, achieving compliance with accreditation standards, proactively engaging in career development, and exercising due diligence in the maintenance and integrity of all Training Division records. "

The Darien Police Department Training Division is responsible for providing mandatory and supplemental training to department personnel to develop and enhance those skills and decision-making abilities necessary for the successful delivery of services. It provides comprehensive training to ensure our citizens are provided with quality services while being treated with professionalism, dignity and respect. The Training Division is commanded by Sergeant Robert Shreders who works closely with department administrators to oversee the recruitment, testing and training of new officers.

Sgt. Robert Shreders can be reached at 203-662-5315 or rshreders@darienct.gov.