Police to host food drive Friday

The Ridgefield Police Benevolent Association will host a food drive Friday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Stop and Shop on Danbury Road. Donated food will go to support the Ridgefield Food Pantry. Items being collected include: canned fruit, cereal, crackers, spaghetti sauce, healthy snacks, tuna, canned chicken, crackers, peanut butter, jelly, ketchup, mayonnaise, rice and pasta … read more

Cops to host 5K to benefit Women’s Center Nov. 4

The Ridgefield Police Benevolent Association will host a race titled, “Cops and Robbers 5K” that benefits the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury Sunday, Nov. 4. All participating runners all get a head start in the race, which is set to start at 7:30 at the Ridgefield Playhouse. After the runners go, Ridgefield police officers will “give chase” trying to catch … read more

Eagle Three touches down for Safety Day 2018 [SLIDESHOW]

The Ridgefield Police Benevolent Association, the Ridgefield Volunteer Fire Department and the Ridgefield Professional Firefighters Association hosted the town’s annual Safety Day in the parking lot of East Ridge Middle School Sunday, Sept. 23. The free event featured Eagle Three, the Stratford Police Department’s 1973 “Kiowa” helicopter. Pilot Capt. Al Wilcox and co-pilot, Ofc. Max Bernstein landed the old bird … read more

Police, firefighter to host Safety Day Sept. 23

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

The Ridgefield Police Benevolent Association, the Ridgefield Volunteer Fire Department and the Ridgefield Professional Firefighters Association will host the town’s annual Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of East Ridge Middle School Sunday, Sept. 23. The free event will feature a K-9 demonstration with Officer Shawn Murray and K-9 Loki. At 12:15, the Eagle … read more

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 plan 'Stuff a Cruiser' toy drive Saturday during holiday stroll

The Ridgefield Police Benevolent Association is joining with the Toy Chest and Ridgefield’s Marine Corps League detachment to collect new, unwrapped toys for the Marines’ Toys for Tots program. As part of the month-long effort, Ridgefield police will host a ‘Stuff the Cruiser’ toy drive during the Holiday Stroll Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside of … read more

Helicopter to touch down at annual Safety Day event

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

The Ridgefield Police Benevolent Association, the Ridgefield Volunteer Fire Department and the Ridgefield Professional Firefighters Association will be holding their annual Safety Day in the parking lot of East Ridge Middle School (10 East Ridge Road) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17. The free event will feature a K-9 demonstration by Officer Shawn Murray and K-9 officer … read more

Police scholars

The Ridgefield Police Department awarded three scholarships to Ridgefield High School students at the recent Ridgefield Police Benevolent Association award dinner. This year’s recipients are, from left to right: Edwin Hassenstein, Jacob Skare and Kelsey Bordash. Also pictured is Officer Fernando Luis, the high school’s resource officer.  

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