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Local 724 to join AFSCME Legal Defense Program.
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Discounted rates on all types of insurance
from our liability insurance carrier.
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Thompson & Peck

Union and Department working to
finally get lateral transfers and new recruits sworn in.

New K-9 to be collected this Week from West Virginia!


City tries to renege on retirement incentive!
City Unions push back!

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Groton City Pd joins Council 4!

“We were impressed with everything we saw about Council 4,” said Sgt. Steven Smith, the Local Union President. “The depth of this organization will provide us with the resources we need to advocate for our members and better protect the community we serve.” Read more


Firearms to begin in April.
Check email for training orders

2018 300 shoota's to beat...


Say it Donny...



MADD will recognize Officers John Michaud and Luke Delgrosso (23 DUI arrests)
in a ceremony at the Aqua Turf Club New Haven on May 7, 2019.


Dept gets new Field Training Officers!

Jerimiah Lamont, Mike Lewis, Melissa Schafranski, and Chris White
to have the skills to train the new recruits!


Dept goes all in!
All Admin paperwork goes digital!

Shift Commanders working with no backup safety net!

OT book must be still signed!

In fixing the report room problem they cause another!
Diverted air intake in to mens locker room
leaves stench of Dayshift bombing runs
for shifts to come!

No fresh air coming in to locker room!



Mayor Passero to present his budget April 1st

Board of Ed already asking for
8 percent increase in funding from the city’s general fund.

724 prepares for another budget showdown !


President takes the boys on the
sunny field!



Nolan wins special election for 39th District state House seat!

The Day


Shift Commander’s office still leaking almost
1 year of out of service for water remediation!

Location and design was wrong to begin with!


Midnight shift celebrating with Sgt. Bergeson (belated)
and Sgt. Pelchat on their promotion.



State Union Coalition Says No to Governor's COLA Reduction Proposal

Leaders of the State Employee Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC) issued this response to Gov. Lamont's proposal to reduce future pension benefits: CLICK


Public Works works overtime to get sign working before storm!

Digital sign being erected on side of Police HQ!



Public Safety Chair - File 6

Union hasn't seen PS
Chair Alma Nartatez at
any PS function !

A dark empty chair...


Congrats Joe Pelchat!

New London officer, Marine Corps vet promoted to sergeant



Some police departments dump bodycam programs amid high costs
body cam
The Washington Post

They got all the answers NOW....

Too bad they didn't then...

Calls for Mayor Passero to
implement police body cameras in
comment section.

"Rhetoric can be rousing,
but speeches are not justice"



Find the filth - Police HQ edition.
From floors to ceiling, building still a disaster.


Jimmy top Ticket master!


Thank You to all the K-9 Donators
over the past year!

Members submit your memo to be the next dog handler.


Chief pledges support
to the "NLPD Officer" in 2019!

You may see this pledge referred to
all year long...



From 6/19/18
Council approves scaled-back sanctuary city resolution.

The amended resolution, presented to the Council on Monday, does retain some language meant to provide an environment that would allow undocumented immigrants to feel comfortable going to police to report crimes.
Public Safety Chair Alma Nartatez - voted in favor of the resolution

Newman Police Department officer Ronil Singh
was killed on duty conducting a traffic stop.
California's sanctuary prevented local authorities from reporting Gustavo Perez Arriaga to U.S. immigration officials for two previous drunken driving arrests and deported.




Union helps send NL athlete to All America competetion.

Congratulations Zhi Mir Maddox Moore



Members eat well during Holiday





The New London police Union have acquired 20 trees that need a good home.
The trees are in the back lot of headquarters.
Anyone know of any treeless families that need some Christmas cheer, come collect one.

12/22/18 @ 1250hrs

Thank you Lowes of Waterford. 2nd delivery of the day!




The season for giving!

Union donates to 5 needy familes.

Phyllis Cappuccio
Ex Director Covenant Shelter

The Notts out do themselves again!
Fire and Police Toy drive

donating to numerous needy families!


New SRO J Malaro represents well in the BDJMS v Student Basketball game!




It starts with a parking lot and metamorphosis in to a regional police force!

City MUST impact bargin with Local 724 before it
Changes work conditions!

New London, Waterford, East Lyme police look to share arrest powers
Council wrong in dictating policy prior to bargaining!


Ackley quick to solve the Cities problems from the sideline....
becomes frequent newspaper commenter.

Hypocritical comments...
"Taxpayers flipped the bill" for your abundant Comp' time
and overtime as a Capt' getting your online degree!



Police Union welcomes 2 new recruits!

Jarvis and Hajj

Mayor publicly recognizes The Union President efforts for actively
pushing to fill vacant police positions and new promotions.

"I will continue to work with Chief Reichard and Mayor Passero
to repair the harm done by the previous Chief and Mayor."



FDNL / NLPD toy drive
FDNL carries the load and pd members pull out the grinch

The Waterford Wal-Mart. December 16 2018 from 1000-1400.



Union gets a Chris Dunn autographed basketball
Pres Lynch and John Seldon



Thank you Nichols family for TV at 40 Truman!



Over $1,800 raised!
Good job team NLPD!

Thanks LT Kalolo, Chief Reichard and
Alexis Naliga of ACS Northeast region!



Local 724 has sneak Peak of NEW Hannafins (Groton)

Deo Hanafin renovating former Norm’s Diner 171 Bridge Street Groton City
as new Irish Pub. Expects to open prior to 2019 St Patrick’s Day



Pack the Paddy Wagon
101 turkeys
$800+ in cash donations!
more info
Unions longest running charitable cause.
More pictures



Congratulations Max!

US Attorny's Community Policing Award!






NLPD rifle team 2018
(minus photographer D Jaramillo)


Officer Lewis proudly displays his trophy as winner of the 2018 “Gong” championship.
Officer Lewis rang the gong out to a distance of 75 yards defeating the entire field of our competitors!



Rededication ceremony held for stone honoring
New London girl killed in 9-11 attacks

(Sarah Gordon / The Day)




Members take it to the court!
New BB court at 40 Truman St

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Congratulation Sgt Bergeson and Detective Cassiere!

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Locker room flooded!




Griff rips up the track the Waterford speed bowl !



Thanks to all the Union volunteers
and all mutual aid departments that made the night a success!

Special thanks to star of the show
Mr Balloon animal, Josh Malaro!






The New London Police Union- AFSCME Local 724 Executive Board unanimously voted to endorse Democrat Kevin Lembo for re-election as State Comptroller, citing his unwavering support for middle class working families and dedication as the fiscal guardian of our pension and health care plans for many first responders.


Afts send off Jordan and the Bro with
a pizza party!

Squad changes

Day shift surprises Rusty

Happy 59!



Supreme Court Sides with Billionaires Over Working People
Janus v. AFSCME Council 31

AFSCME President Lee Saunders.

President Lynch:
"It would be a horrible mistake for any member to opt out of the union"
"They will hear our voices loud and clear!"




The big three...






New K-9 shirts now available!

T-Shirts available now.
Orders are being taken for special sizes and Sweatshirts.

Email: I want a T-Shirt or jkondash@ci.new-london.ct.us



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No Aprils fools!
April Political update


Tiffany's last day!

Best wishes Tiff!


President has a
busy week ahead..


The master of illusion

Mids-guy Jonesy to disappear soon...right before your eyes...


T Lynch and Jasper help close cold case in Wisconsin!

10 years later. Sturgeon Bay Police WI
get conviction




Get a job!

Dispatcher vacancies
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Red Sox security officer
and Luis Tiant...

Staying in their lane!

The Turtle emerges!

Ret' Union Pres' Chip Segar and Ret' Capt Mike Lacey


EBoard endorses Anthony Nolan for State Rep'



Happy B-Day GM451!


Ret' Sgt Paul Sawicki

Union has spoken to Fish's family we will relay more info as soon as available.


Uniform Commitee email hits home with members.

Right on!


New member to the Dept coming soon!

Union discusses #4
with City Hall!

Rich Cable and NL Police Union remember the victims of Sandy Hook.

Thank you Fisher Florist.
Riverside Park playscape




Testing for leaks in the roof...


Long time Union leader - Cpl Charlie Alloway Passes

Served as Corporal for more than 40 years.

Served as President for the New London Police Dept inaugural years as a newly-formed Local 724.


Sgt Dave Ferland!

Waterford pd gets another highly qualified cop..
Thanks again Peg

Chief willing to
double down!

If Members pony up more $ donations.. Beards can last thru December!



Clay Sizer still living a life of public service. Norwich area Veterans Council- VP

Photo is from the Norwich 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day - Chelsea Parade.



40 Truman getting new furniture and TV
phot from the day
Be patient with construction.


Submit parking lot ideas
by Nov 8th

Have a say it your lot!
Drop ideas anonymously in Union box.


New meaning for
Rain Locker..

Locker room a wash..



Union wins arbitablity on Detectives HA Grievance!
Next stop Wethersfield!

City argues case could not go to arbitration, C4 prevails and HA Grev is alive.



Honor Guard McCourt

Parking lot
Cements dry.....



Mat Cassiere last
day in patrol.

Afts has pizza celebration




Action photos from NLPD v NPD softball game

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Norwich Bulletin
"Meet a Vet"

NLPD's own Clay Sizer





First day of school

Jimmy hits it BIG! $$


Its mind boggling what we spend our money on..!?


Dan J supplies mother
and son a TV

after they lose belongings in a domestic case.



This mids guy can work days...Anytime!

Cable-Cabe treats Dayshifters to some donuts!


PD lawn gets cut!
Cancel call to blight officer


NLPD v Norwich

Congrates Jordan S and Marco Z

VIS & SWNTF bound





President on the field

Yanks v Red Sox
Game of the week!


Weekend Overtime
/ Order-in update.

16 vacant shifts Aug 19
18 vacant shifts Aug 12
20 vacant shifts Aug 5
20 vacant shifts July 29
20 vacant shifts July 22
84 shifts over Sailfest wknd
20 vacant shifts June 23rd
14 vacant shifts June 16th
23 vacant shifts June 9th
15 vacant shifts June 2nd
18 vacant shifts May 27th
21 vacant shifts May 20th
23 vacant shifts May 12th


Day shift takes over the grill
for an afts feast!

Jordan S whips up breakfast!

Sailfest selfies

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Apply by 8/10



Congrates Trish!

Trish Lieteau to be promoted to Sgt - Groton City July 2


Katherine Keating goes high to capture Department photo

for her new NLPD in
pictures book

Six union members attend Trooper Miller’s funeral.

Lt Pickett, Lt Galante, Sgt Laurie, Officer Bunkley,
MPO Suarez and Officer Cable