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Guilford Police Department

400 Church Street or Route 77

(203) 453-8061

For more information, visit the Guilford Police Department website at


The Police Department has an authorized strength of thirty-eight sworn officers, three civilian dispatchers, two full-time animal control officers, and three clerical personnel. The police department is broken down into a Field Services Division, and a Support Services Unit. The Field Services Division is responsible for the Patrol Unit, Dispatchers, the Detective Unit, the School Resource Officer at the Senior High School, and two DARE Officers that are assigned to the Adams Middle School and the Baldwin Middle School. The Support Services Division is responsible for the Training Unit, Animal Control Officers, Crime Prevention, and the Records Unit. The Police Department offers a full range of services to our community including:


  • House checks while residents are away on vacation
  • Crime Prevention checks for your home or business
  • Fingerprinting for permits or applications
  • Child car seat installations
  • Civilian Police Academy classes usually held in the winter months


Our Values are derived from C O M M U N I T Y

C COOPERATION We recognize that we must join together within the Department and the Community for the common benefit.
O PROFESSIONALISM We strive for excellence by providing quality of service through effective training and progressive leadership.
M TEAMWORK We encourage independent action and initiative, while realizing that our success depends on a cooperative effort within the Department and throughout the Community.
M IMPARTIALITY We will treat people as we would like to be treated, viewing each incident fairly and without bias.
U TRUST The Community depends on us and we appreciate their confidence in our abilities to care for them and their property.
N ENHANCING QUALITY OF LIFE We strive to ensure that all incidents no matter how insignificant, will be resolved for the betterment of all.
I ETHICS We recognize that a strong personal and organizational code of ethics are essential to the accomplishment of our mission.
T PARTNERSHIP Our success depends on a cooperative effort within the Department and throughout the Community.
Y FAMILY As a family, we share the same goals and values. We have a commitment to each other and the Community.


Guilford Fire Department

390 Church Street or Route 77

(203) 453-8056

For more information visit the Guilford Fire Department website at

"The mission of the Guilford Fire Department is to provide the highest quality fire protection, emergency medical services, fire prevention, safety education, community services, mitigation of emergency and non-emergency incidents for the citizens and visitors to the town of Guilford. Our service delivery is enhanced through training, education, planning, and teamwork. We will safely achieve our mission while remaining fiscally responsible throughout the effective and proficient use of all resources."


Guilford’s Fire Department provides the residents and visitors to the Town of Guilford with a range of services such as: fire fighting, emergency medical care, water and ice rescue, commercial and industrial fire inspections, and public fire education activities.

Established in 1852, the Guilford Fire Department is a Class 4 Fire Department and is staffed by 80 volunteer firefighters and 20 career firefighters, and two clerical personnel. Guilford's fire protection is provided through a combination system of career and volunteer personnel. The organization derives its strength from a diverse group of individuals. These dedicated individuals are responsible for the protection of life and property within the town of Guilford. These talented firefighters respond from five strategically located fire stations to over 3,000 emergencies a year. The Fire Department promotes health and wellness programs with complete physical exams as required by OSHA and the National Fire Protection Association's 1500 Standard on Firefighter Health and Safety.



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