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

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

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

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