The New Canaan Police Department announced Wednesday that a 25-year-old Monroe man is poised to become the newest member of the force. Robert Rizzitelli, most recently employed at a Trumbull-based company that provides in-house physician recruitment and HR services for healthcare organizations, was chosen from among 79 candidates who applied for the entry-level police officer job in New Canaan, according to a press release. A Masuk High School graduate, Rizzitelli attended the University of Connecticut and Pace University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in English. Prior to joining MedPath as a clinical recruiter, he played one season of professional baseball for the White Sands Pupfish of the independent Pecos League, in Alamogordo, N.M.
He’s single. “Robert successfully endured an intensive testing and selection process including a written examination, physical agility testing, interview panel, polygraph, psychological evaluation, background investigation, medical testing, and Police Commission interview,” the press release said. Continue Reading →