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Police chief gives annual report

Department members attended more than 2,800 hours of training

In the City of Shelton in 2023, sexual and aggravated assaults increased from the previous year, while burglaries, thefts and larcenies, hit-and-run incidents and criminal traffic citations decreased.

But no big trends emerged from the figures compiled in the Shelton Police Department’s annual report, Chief Chris Kostad told the Shelton City Council May 7 at its regular meeting.

“Everything is pretty much consistent with the past couple years,” said Kostad, who replaced the retiring Carole Beason in November.

The department’s call for service increased from 11,064 in 2021 to 12,070 in 2022 to...

 

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