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Marine Unit

Marine Unit One

Enforce both state and local boating laws/ordinances along with the town's 13-mile coastline, 3 beaches and 5 islands contained in the town all in the Housatonic River. Patrol and protect the great meadows marsh of the Stewart B. McKinny National Wildlife Refuge and assist other states, local and federal agencies upon request.

This unit consists of highly trained police officers certified as first responders, trained in water rescue and advanced marine unit operations. Duties include responding to distress calls or assistance calls from the many boaters who operate within our borders.

Contact Information

Marine Unit Operations Coordinator:
Lt. Melissa Niemiec  |  203-385-4159 Lt. Melissa Niemiec | 203-385-4159