The Support Services Division oversees several specialized groups of officers whose role is to provide support for the Operations Division.


Crash Investigations

All officers assigned to the Traffic Division receive extensive training regarding accident investigation and crash reconstruction.   In addition to routine motor vehicle enforcement activities, the officers in the Traffic Division perform the following functions:

Speed Enforcement

  • Respond to routine traffic accidents
  • Targeted speed and safety enforcement
  • Investigate specific traffic hazard complaints
  • Perform serious motor vehicle crash investigations
  • Plan and coordinate DWI checkpoints
  • Plan and coordinate traffic control for local parades, road races, and fundraising walks
  • Perform child safety seat inspections
  • Oversee the purchasing and installation of all traffic control devices and signs
  • Represent the local Traffic Authority interests in roadway projects
  • Investigate site plan and certificate of occupancy compliance issues
  • Maintain the fleet of police vehicles and vehicle equipment


Parking and Towing Violations Appeals 

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Crime Investigations


The Cheshire Police Department Investigative Division handles all major investigations.  Detectives in this division are trained in crime scene processing, video and photographic techniques, evidence collection, interview and interrogation, and numerous other related specialties.

They have successfully handled almost every type of crime, including homicides, armed robberies, embezzlements, burglaries, and sexual assaults.

In addition, they maintain contact with all other law enforcement agencies and detectives from area departments to exchange information in order to facilitate the apprehension of individuals responsible for committing crimes in Cheshire.



Crime Victim Resources 

Victim Services

Victim Services - Spanish

Rights of Crime Victims

Protective Order Registry


Last updated on Friday, October 23, 2020