The mission of the Stratford Police Department includes the protection of the people of Stratford from crime,…More including prevention and detection, the apprehension and detention of persons accused of crimes, the preservation of peace and property, the enforcement of state and local laws and the general well being of the town.
The Stratford police department is centrally located in Stratford on Longbrook Avenue. It shares the site with the Stratford EMS service. Divisions within the police department include administration, animal control, detective bureau, patrol, records, special units, traffic and training.
Stratford Animal Control is operated by Stratford Animal Control officers and…More S.T.A.R.S. (Stratford Animal Rescue Society) volunteers. As a division of the Stratford Police Department, the shelter is involved with animal-related investigations and law enforcement. Inside, the facility houses stray animals. The animals receive veterinary services and behavioral training before being adopted into qualified, permanent homes.