The Cheshire Police Department offers a wide variety of programs and services to help keep our residents safe and informed. Click on the links below for information.
Applicant Fingerprinting Child Safety Seat Inspection
Citizen's Police Academy Rape Aggression Defense System (R.A.D.)
Police Explorer Program Guided Tours of CPD Headquarters
Annual Bicycle Rodeo
Fingerprint services are available on Monday and Saturday on any non-holiday between the hours of 7:00 am and 7:00 pm.
All Cheshire residents and individuals employed by, or seeking employment with, a business in the Town of Cheshire, may come to the Cheshire Police Department and have their fingerprints taken.
There is a $5.00 fee for fingerprinting services and valid photo identification is required. Each session takes approximately 15-20 minutes and the $5.00 fee will be waived for Pistol Permit applications and Child I.D. fingerprinting services.
Fingerprints will only be taken when a completed application packet is turned in to the Records Division with payment. Applicants can schedule an appointment with Ofc. Kevin Costa by email (preferred) or by phone (203) 271-5517. Download the most current application HERE.
Contact Ofc. Kristian Johnson at 203-271-5544 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment. If possible, please arrange to bring your child and all safety seat instructions to the inspection.
For more information on child safety and safety seats, search Safekids.org.
The Rape Aggression Defense System, or "RAD" is a program of realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques. It is a comprehensive course for women that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training.