Town of Stonington
Police Chief

Position Title: Police Chief
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Administrative

Hiring Agency

Agency: Town of Stonington
State: CT    Zipcode:
Contact: Patti L. Burmahl
Email Address:

Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

The Town of Stonington, CT invites qualified persons to apply for the position of Chief of Police. The Stonington Police Department patrols 44 square miles located in the very most southeastern corner of Connecticut. The Department is currently budgeted for 39 full-time Officers and 1 Reserve Officer. The Department also operates a 911/PSAP and has 7 full-time Dispatchers. Stonington covers the Pawcatuck, Stonington, Stonington Borough, Mystic and Old Mystic sections of the Town. It also contains some of the largest tourist attractions in New England, including Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport, and Old Mystic Village. Stonington also has one of the longest coastlines in the State and hosts numerous special events including the popular Mystic Art Festival, Mystic Half Marathon and numerous other community events


Qualified candidates for the position must submit: - Letter of interest expressing why the candidate should be selected as Chief of Police in Stonington - Resume - Evidence of required qualifications
- Three (3) letters of recommendation from the public that includes one of these letters being from a current sitting Chief of Police (other than current Stonington Police Chief) or their current law enforcement’s Department head. Application materials must be received no later than Monday January 31, 2022, and addressed to:
Town of Stonington
Patti L. Burmahl
Director of Administrative Services
152 Elm Street
Stonington, CT 06378 Attn: Chief of Police Application

Application materials can be mailed, dropped off at Stonington Town Hall Department of Administrative Services, or sent via electronic submission to

Application Period

Application Period Begins: 01/12/2022

Application Period Ends: 01/31/2022

Number Positions to be Filled: 1

Yearly Salary: $0.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)

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