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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Notice to Greenwich Alarm Users

Alarm Ordinance

Notice to Greenwich Alarm Users

Alarm Annual Registration Fee for the Period July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021 is due 

by October 1, 2020 and must be paid by October 31, 2020.

 

Penalties will be assessed for any payment received af...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Connecticut Laws for Bicyclists

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Bicyclist’s Status – Traffic laws apply to people riding bicycles. Bicyclists riding on a roadway are granted all of the rights and are subject to all of the duties applicable to the driver of a vehicle, with certain exceptions. &n...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Pets in Cars During the Summer Heat

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It is never safe to leave an animal in a parked vehicle in the Summer temperatures.  It can lead to fatal heatstroke.  Leaving a pet in your vehicle, regardless if the animal survives or succumbs to the heat, can be a   &nbs...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

How We Police and Engage with Our Community

At its core, the Greenwich Police Department is focused on protecting life and property, preserving the rights of every person, ensuring public peace and contributing to improving the quality of life for the benefit of the entire community.  We s...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

CT DMV Extensions to to COVID-19

DMV

Several deadlines have been extended, affording Connecticut residents more time to renew their credentials. For official documentation, please view the Amended Orders below.  Visit CTDMV

  • Motor vehicle registrations and other credentials&ndash...
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Posted on: June 9, 2020

How to Apply for a Restraining Order Electronically During COVID-19

COVID 19 Civil Order

Although you can apply electronically on your own from a temporary restraining order, the Greenwich YWCA Domestic Abuse Services can assist you with the process. They can be reached at 203-622-0003 and select #1 from the voice menu.

For more information re...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Bike Helmet Safety for Children

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Does my child really need one?

The simple answer is yes. Connecticut law requires all children 15 years of age and younger to wear a helmet.  That is because research shows that a bicycle helmet can prevent most cyclist head injuries. Nearly 700 b...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Resources for Families with Children During COVID-19 Sheltering in Place

Talk it Out

The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful on many families and the sheltering in place has impacted the children’s normal routines.  Below are links that offer tips and support for families. 

For families who have children with a...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Boating Season and Personal Flotation Devices

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On May 4th, the Greenwich Police Department Marine Section starts its enhanced Summer coverage on Long Island Sound. As we kick off the 2020 boating season, the Marine Officers want to remind everyone about the need for life jackets and personal flotation...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child abuse awarenss

Along with Autism Awareness and Sexual Assault Awareness, April is also Child Abuse Prevention Month. As we close out April, the Greenwich Police Department wanted to share a couple of links from some agencies that have good information on protecting chil...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

S.T.O.P. COVID-19 Fraud

Homeland Security COVID-19 Scam Information Flyer

The Strategic Targeted Outreach Program (S.T.O.P.) was created by the Department of Homeland Security to help citizens recognize the signs of COVID-19 related fraud.  The informational flyer contains Red Flags to be on the lookout for when shoppi...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

3rd Safest City in Connecticut for 2020

3rd safest city 2020

The Town of Greenwich was ranked the 3rd safest city in the State of Connecticut by safewise.com  for 2020.

This 3rd place ranking is impressive because of the size of Greenwich.  Ridgefield (1) and Newtown (2) combined population size do...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Department of Treasury 2020 Stimulus Scam

FFCRA

If you receive calls, emails, or other communications claiming to be from the Treasury Department and offering COVID-19 related grants or stimulus payments in exchange for personal financial information, or an advance fee, or charge of any kind, including...

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Posted on: April 11, 2020

FBI Urges Vigilance During COIVD-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 Scam Protection

As the United States and the world deal with the ongoing pandemic, the FBI’s national security and criminal investigative work continues. There are threats you should be aware of so you can take steps...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Greenwich Ranked 7th Safest City in Connecticut

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The Town of Greenwich was ranked the 7th safest place to live in the State of Connecticut by Alarms.org for 2020.

This 7th place ranking is impressive because of the size of Greenwich.  Greenwich is double the size of all of the towns in the top t...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Lock It or Lose It

Lock it or Lose it

In 2019, there were 55 reports of motor vehicle theft and 99 reports of theft from a motor vehicle in the Town of Greenwich.  All the motor vehicle thefts involved the owner leaving the keys within the vehicle outside in their driveway.  ...

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