Detective David Dubord: Meet Ridgefield’s cyber sleuth

Tracing scams to Internet crooks based in Europe, dusting for fingerprints at the scene of a burglary, teaching a group of scouts how to investigate a crime scene — it’s all just another day for Ridgefield Detective David Dubord. The Cub Scouts stand out as a particularly fun day for Dubord and his then-partner, Detective Jorge Romero.  “Jorge and I … read more

Officer of the Year: DiFalco dedicated to community work

Officer Chris DiFalco’s favorite cop story from his years as a Ridgefield policeman involves a late night patrol when he was still fresh off training — and one very confused donkey. DiFalco, who was named the Ridgefield Police Department’s Officer of the Year in February, shared the story with The Press in an interview last Thursday afternoon. “I’m going up … read more

Ridgefield police mourn officer who started 'safety day'

The Ridgefield police sergeant credited with starting the annual safety day event has passed away, police confirmed Thursday afternoon. Former police Sgt. Edward Delisle died Tuesday, Oct. 24, police said. A 26-year veteran of the Ridgefield Police Department, Delisle was recognized as the department’s Officer of the Year in 1979, and received the department’s Exceptional Service Award in 1984. He … 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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