Police, firefighters to host Safety Day Sept. 23

Folks snap shots of a helicopter at Safety Day in 2014 —Scott Mullin photo

Crash simulators, a K-9 team demonstration, and a chance for kids to get up close to Eagle One, the police helicopter — the town’s annual Safety Day is Sunday, Sept. 23. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of East Ridge Middle School. Those who attend will get a chance to see … read more

Police, Commission on Aging team up for senior series

The Ridgefield Police Department’s K-9 Officer Loki will be the first guest in an interactive series aimed to build stronger relationships between officers and seniors in the community. The series begins Tuesday, May 15, in the RVNA’s board room at 27 Governor Street from 1:30 to 3. The series is a partnership between the cops, Ridgefield Social Services, and the … read more

Think Tank Time connects community

Rilynn Mahoney, a fourth grader at Scotland Elementary School in Mrs. Pambianchi’s class, had an up-close and personal meeting with Officer Shawn Murray and Loki of the Ridgefield Police Department. Think Tank Time (TTT) is the latest curriculum initiative at Scotland, where students have the opportunity to research topics of high interest. TTT is a result of the six-day rotating … read more

Officer of the Year Shawn Murray: Man's best partner — K-9 Officer Loki

Officer Shawn Murray patrols the town in his cruiser — a different one from every other vehicle in the department — along with his partner, K-9 Officer Loki, who sits in a special back-seat compartment. The 4-year-old German shepherd helps Murray keep the residents of Ridgefield safe, but he wouldn’t have been given the chance if Murray hadn’t championed the … read more

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