Wolf Sighted

Mitch and Sandra Charkiewicz saw a grey wolf, resembling the one in this internet photo, cross their back yard going into St. Joseph Church property one evening in early August.

Food For Thought

“Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.”
– Lauren DeStefano

New Officer Joins SPD

In a graduation ceremony of pomp and circumstance held at Central Connecticut State University’s Welte Hall, Officer Alexander Scata completed his training at the Connecticut Police Academy and became Suffield’s newest police officer. Officer Scata was one of the 45 men and women from police departments across the state recognized for their successful completion of an intensive 25-week curriculum of academics and practical skills for new police officers.

Community Gathers for National Night Out

On Tuesday, August 1, an estimated 1,500 Suffield residents came out to join members of the Suffield Police Department at the department’s second annual National Night Out event, an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships in order to make communities safer and strive to build and further enhance existing relationships between neighbors and law enforcement.

Dropping a Line

Police Chief Brown and Karen Doyon, Administrative Assistant to the Chief, are combining forces with Special Olympics to go “Over the Edge” on September 8 by rappelling down one of Connecticut’s most recognizable buildings: the hotel towers at Mohegan Sun! All money raised will be donated to Special Olympics Connecticut to support our thousands of Connecticut Special Olympics athletes.

SPD Sergeant Honored by MADD

On July 20, Suffield Police Sgt. John Trovato, a 13 year veteran, was recognized for his excellence in DWI enforcement by the Connecticut chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).