• Tall ships docked at Fort Trumbull during OpSail 2012.

  • The Coast Guard Barque Eagle docked at its home port in New London.

  • The Thames Base Ball Club of New London plays vintage ball at Fort Trumbull.

  • Crowds enjoy the surf and Summer sun at Ocean Beach Park.

  • Art lovers enjoy work at the annual Salon des Independants at Hygienic Galleries.

  • A fish-eye's view of the majestically renovated Garde Arts Theater.

  • A community parade passes City Hall on State Street.

  • A bustling Waterfront Park during SailFest.

  • A lone tug passes Harbor Light on a foggy day on the Thames River.

  • The Reducers rock the boardwalk at Ocean Beach.


New London City Hall
181 State Street
New London, CT 06320

PHONE (860) 447-5200
HOURS Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Welcome to the

 New London Police Department


> Browse some great pics from our 10th annual National Night Out HERE

> New hours and price for fingerprinting services.  Click HERE for more. 

> False Alarm Reduction Initiative has passed the City Council.  Click here for more details.  

> Need to hire a private duty officer?  Check out our new online request procedures under the "Hire an Officer" tab.

> Check out our "NLPD in the Community" page to see what officers are REALLY doing in our community.



Join us at one of our "Coffee with Cops" events every third Wednesday of the month

Local NPR reporter Brian Scott-Smith interviews Officers and patrons at our September events. Listen here!

                             Click HERE for a full list of locations                                

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  Parking tickets may be paid by mail or in person at the following location:

New London Parking Authority
     Water Street Parking Garage
160 Water Street
New London, CT. 06320

Water Street Parking Garage Contact number is (860)443-1775.

To protest a parking ticket, a Request for Parking Ticket Hearing form must be submitted within 48 hours of the receipt of the ticket. The form may be accessed electronically by clicking on the link above. Alternatively, the form may be obtained in person from the address above or from the Records window at the police department.

The form should be completed and returned along with the original ticket to the New London Parking Authority at the address listed above. 

Mission Statement

We, the members of the New London Police Department, are committed to providing the highest quality of police services. By empowering our personnel to work in partnership with the community toward a goal of improving the quality of life within the city of New London through preserving peace, reducing fear and providing for an overall safe environment, the department protects the rights and dignity of all citizens with professionalism and compassion.