• To protect life, safeguard property, and maintain social order within carefully prescribed ethical and constitutional restrictions while providing community-based police services with compassion and concern

Description of Services

The Police Department's activities include:

  • Preventative planning for public safety
  • Enforcement of laws
  • Administration of police personnel
  • Traffic authority
  • Issuance and recording of permits for vendors, auctioneers, and firearms

Please complete the Public Service Form to let us know how we are doing.

The Norwich Police Department is taking part in the National Police Foundation's Community Policing Survey and welcome all Norwich residents to participate.



The Norwich Police Department has applied for funds in the amount of $15,825 under the 2019 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program established within the United States Department of Justice. Said funding is to be used to purchase mobile phone data extraction equipment and other evidence collection material. The program requires public participation in the process and the ability to comment.

Comments may be mailed to:

Norwich Police Department
70 Thames Street
Norwich, Connecticut 06360

Attn: JAG Comment

Or by e-mail to:


Subject line must say: “JAG GRANT Comment”

NOTE:  No attachments will be opened.

Lieutenant John Perry
Norwich Police Department
(860)886-5561 x 3126