On behalf of the men and women of the Madison Police Department I would like to welcome you to our web site. This site will provide valuable insight into our department, its operations and our role within the Madison and Shoreline communities. The Town of Madison is a community located within New Haven County with its southern-most boundary on Long Island Sound and extending approximately 18 miles to our north. Madison is home to approximately 19,000 year-round residents and over 1,000,000 summer visitors to Hammonsset Beach State Park.
The men and women who serve the community are a very dedicated and professional staff that is sensitive to the diverse needs of all, embodying our Mission Statement to join in partnership with the community whereby the Madison Police Department will provide high quality, professional and effective police service with courtesy, integrity and respect.
The goal of these men and women is to provide resources to provide services that ultimately maintain a safe community, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
I invite you to utilize our contact information contained in this web site for any comments, questions and concerns regarding our department or that of any safety issue.
Please report any suspicious activity immediately, practice crime prevention techniques and remain vigilant in your own personal safety and that of others.
Please be advised that the Madison Police Department does not conduct any fundraising solicitations from the public.
Chief of Police
Chief John “Jack” Drumm assumed command of the Madison Police Department on January 4, 2010.
Chief Drumm has proudly served the law enforcement profession for approximately 34 years. He began his law enforcement career in the late 70’s, joining the Connecticut State Police which he proudly served for 25 years, retiring as one of their higher decorated officers, including three commendations for “Outstanding Police Service”, three commendations for “Meritorious Service”, and the Connecticut State Police Department “Medal for Bravery”.
Chief Drumm has served “our” country overseas with the United States Department of State (USDOS) sponsored security initiatives, and returned to the United States to be appointed as Chief of Police for the Groton Long Point community since July 2004 and later as Madison’s Chief of Police.