The Portland Police Department is located in the Portland Buck-Foreman Community Building at 265 Main Street. The Department is staffed by twelve full-time police officers: Captain Ron Milardo, Sergeant Scott Cunningham, Sergeant James Kelly, Detective Dan Knapp, Officer James Capello, Officer Francis Ahlquist, Officer Michael Fitzpatrick, Officer Paul Liseo, Officer Micheal Revicki, Officer Daniel Brown, Officer Ryan Bengston, Officer Joshua Bailey, K9 Nero, and one Records Secretary, Rosanne Lombardi.
The Dispatch function is provided through the Middletown Communications Center based upon an interlocal agreement with the City of Middletown. Contact numbers for Police Services in the Town of Portland are as follows:
EMERGENCY CALLS - DIAL 911
Non-Emergency requests for Records/General Information: 860-342-6780 (Portland Police Dept.)
Non-Emergency requests for police: 860-347-2541 (Middletown Dispatch Center)
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Officer for Hire
Regular Rate: $90.00 per hour with police cruiser
Non-Profit Rate: $85.00 per hour with police cruiser
Holiday Rate: $120.00 per hour with police cruiser
When a period exceeds four (4) hours; an Officer shall be paid for a full eight (8) hour shift. For a period exceeding eight (8) hours; an Officer shall be paid for the total number of hours worked.
If an officer is hired for an eight (8) hour shift that officer shall be paid for a minimum of eight (8) hours regardless of the hours worked.
Cancellation of Police Officers, for such activity, shall be made not less than twelve hours in advance. Failure to provide such notice will result in the billing of a four (4) hour minimum for each Officer assigned.
All invoicing and payments for Police Officers shall be processed through the Secretary. If you have any questions about your invoice, please call the Secretary at (860) 342-6780.