Hartford Police Department works to keep Hartford residents safe by responding to and investigating crimes, reducing crime, and by forging strong relationships between police officers of all ranks and the communities they serve.
The Hartford Police Department is looking to hire new Police Cadets! Click Here(JPEG, 1MB) for more information.
In accordance with City of Hartford Municipal Code Section 29-16, the Hartford Police Department (HPD) is in possession of unclaimed found property. If you have lost property in the City of Hartford, contact the HPD Property Room at 860-757-4180 weekdays 7 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. Please provide a detailed description of the property, the circumstances of its loss, and proof of ownership.
Positive Identification is required before property will be released. Found Property is held for six months after being turned in.
Public CompStat Meeting
Public CompStat Meetings continue to take place in the virtual format. To join follow this link www.hartfordct.gov/compstatlive every 3rd Thursday of the month from 5:30 PM to 7 PM.
Jason C. Thody
Jason Thody was confirmed Chief of the Hartford Police Department on February 24, 2020. He began his career with Hartford as a Police Cadet in 1996, and graduated from the Connecticut Police Academy in 1997. Since then, he has risen through the ranks from Patrol Officer to Captain, Assistant Chief in August of 2018. Chief Thody started out as a Middletown Police Explorer in 1989 at the age of 14.