Town-by-town review of police accountability
The region's police departments vary in size and structure, and the communities they serve range from rural to urban. Some of the departments have civilian review boards or police commissions. Shootings and other deadly use of force are rare and are investigated by outside agencies and prosecutors.
Groton Town Police
Groton City Police
Documents reveal Groton City police officer was fired after lengthy investigation of sexual misconduct
New London Police
Defunding the police
Militarization of Police
New London and Norwich have armored vehicles. Ledyard has 23 semi-automatic weapons. Norwich has riot gear. All were acquired through the 1033 Program, a federal initiative that funnels excess military equipment to local police departments free of charge.