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Meet The Town’s Newest Police Officers: Kelly Coughlin and Will Sheehan

New Canaan Police Officers Kelly Coughlin and Will Sheehan on Wednesday graduated from the Connecticut Police Academy in Meriden and on Friday kickstarted a three-month field training program. We caught up with the town’s newest police officers hours into their first day on the job to get their thoughts on New Canaan, policing and other matters of interest for local readers. Here’s our conversation. New Canaanite: Tell me a little bit about how you found New Canaan and came to be police officers in New Canaan. Officer Will Sheehan: It’s actually a funny story. Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: New Canaan Police Welcome Two New Officers


On Wednesday morning, at Lapham Community Center, Kelly Coughlin and William Sheehan were officially welcomed as new officers in the New Canaan Police Department, following a swearing-in by the Town Clerk. They were two of 140 applicants to be selected by NCPD. They were given badges numbered 168 and 169, respectively, by Police Chief Krolikowski. Coughlin is the first woman officer the department has hired in about eight to 10 years, officials have said. After this week, they will both go to the CT Police Academy for about six months of training. Continue Reading →

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