The Montville Police Department’s annual report, given by Lt. Leonard Bunnell to the Public Service Commission recently, highlights the department’s achievements and statistics for the 2010-2011 fiscal year.
Officers’ achievements include:
Officer Karen Moorehead
Successful continuation of the DARE program, including graduating 218 fifth-grade students from the program.
Officer Addison Saffioti
Chosen as Montville’s Police Officer of the Year, Saffioti handled 68 DWI investigations and helped deliver a baby.
Detective Radford and Officer Joseph Miller
Participated in “Officer in the Classroom” at Palmer Academy. The program brings police officers into the classrooms of at-risk students, educating them on life experiences, from a police officer’s perspective.
Officer Gregg Jacobson
Running the boat patrol, Jacobson conducted 187 stops on Gardner Lake, issuing 21 infractions, 66 written warnings, and performing 100 safety inspections and 10 assists.
Resident Trooper Sgt. Michael Collins and Jacobson continued the Neighborhood Watch program, and started the Montville Watch Facebook page.
Department activity included:
- 14,571 incidents
- 7,393 service reports
- 1,193 investigations
- 718 written warnings for motor vehicle violations
- 3,229 summonses
- 626 arrests
- 504 motor vehicle accidents
- 161 DWI arrests