Chief’s Welcome Message

Greetings, I’m Ed DeMarco, Chief of Police and Director of Emergency Management for the Town of East Windsor, Connecticut.  On behalf of the devoted men and women of the East Windsor Police Department, I would like to welcome you to our official internet web site.  As a professional community-oriented police department, we are fully committed to providing safe and secure neighborhoods, schools, and businesses through the delivery of progressive and impartial law enforcement and public safety services that protects the rights of all of our citizens and visitors.  I am very proud of the department’s achievements, particularly our strong community partnerships and dedicated personnel that help make the Town of East Windsor the best town to live, work, learn, play, visit, and to raise a family.  I encourage you to take a few minutes to explore the valuable information that we have included about the Town, the police department, and other important related links.  For information or details about me and my command staff, please see our individual biographies.

The Town of East Windsor is truly unique.  Although the town is still considered rural in nature with a population of approximately 11,400 residents, it encompasses 26.3 square miles with interstate highway access, and plenty of stores and restaurants along routes 5 & 140.  This dynamic and energetic town is comprised of five separate and distinct villages collectively comprising the Town of East Windsor; they are the villages of Warehouse Point, Broad Brook, Melrose, Scantic, and Windsorville.  East Windsor’s population grew more than four (4) percent, higher than any other city or town in Connecticut, according to the latest Census estimates.  As an agency, we are charged with the daunting task of providing public safety for the five distinctive villages, all with their own distinctive character, charm, and individual community needs.  This Connecticut river town is centrally located midway between Hartford, CT and Springfield, MA, along the I-91 corridor, within close proximity to Bradley International Airport & rail service, and has a rich history and character.

As members of the East Windsor Police Department our mission is to provide a professional and cost effective, community-oriented police service.  We are committed to creating and maintaining an active community partnership, and assisting citizens in identifying and solving problems to improve the quality of lives in our neighborhoods, with our business community, and in our schools.  We are dedicated to protecting life, property, and maintaining order while assuring fair and equal treatment to everyone.  We are a group of capable, highly-effective, and caring people – doing important and satisfying work for the residents, business owners, and visitors of East Windsor.   We enjoy our work and take pride in our accomplishments.  You should know that we are disciplined and reliable.  We keep our perspective and our sense of humor, while working hard to accomplish our goals and overall mission.  We involve our community and elected officials in the important decisions that we make.  We have a positive, can-do attitude.  We are part of the “Town-Wide Team” working together to make East Windsor a great place to call home.  We cultivate, nurture, and promote our best characteristics: Initiative, Transparency, Enthusiasm, Creativity, Patience, Competence, Strength, and Courage.

The East Windsor Police Department strives to be a proactive agency dedicated to excellence through quality customer service.  The Administration and dedicated staff of this agency will constantly strive to achieve outstanding customer service for everyone we serve by way of accountability, fiscal responsibility, and community involvement.  Working with the East Police Commission, we shall maintain a quality of professionalism for our employees through training, development, and education to assist them with personal and career growth with a constant emphasis on innovation, improvement, and safety.  I invite you to utilize our contact information contained in this web site for any comments or questions.  I also encourage anyone with a problem, concern, or who is in need of assistance to contact us at the Police Department’s main number (860.292.8240) twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.  To give us the best opportunity to assist you – my motto is: Call Early and Call OftenTogether, we can work hard to address and correct the concerns and issues that you may face.  We all look forward to proudly serving you and our community.  If you need to get in touch with me for any reason, you can contact me by telephone or email at: demarcoe@eastwindsorpd.com

Proudly Serving,

Edward J. DeMarco, Jr.
Chief of Police

Director of Emergency Management