L-R Chief Francis Dabbo, John Ferrelli, Police Commissioner Fran Barton, First Selectman Edward B. St. John



Sgt. Deely and Officer Ferrelli

John Ferrelli is sworn in as Middlebury Police Officer by Commissioner Fran Barton, Jr. on May 29, 2020.

John Ferrelli joins the Middlebury Police Department after having served in Hartford Police Deparmtent for 3 years.  John attended Southern Connecticut State University and is currently serving in the Naval Reserve.



Officer Jannetty being sworn in by Commissioner Cipriano

Officer Dave Jannetty has been serving a part-time officer since 2013, he officially was sworn in on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Jannetty is a retired Assistant Chief who served over 20 years with the City of Waterbury’s Police Department , and has been an asset to the Middlebury Police Department on many fronts. 


Pictured left is Commissioner Frank Cipriano, Chairman of the Police Commission swearing in Officer Jannetty on March 24th at the Special Meeting of the Police Commission.

l. to r., Commissioner George Moreira, Commissioner Ken Heidkamp and Attorney Robert Smith. Not shown but present, Commissioner Fran Barton

Viadero offered that in addition to his law enforcement expertise and accomplishments, Jannetty is also a program coordinator for the Homeland Security Program at Post University. Viadero said the Middlebury Police Department is extremely fortunate to have someone of Officer Jannetty's caliber serving the community and residents of Middlebury.


Middlebury and Southbury Police Department's conducted a joint active shooter/intruder training session at Memorial Middle School on January 19th. 

The Region funded the training and this was one of several such exercises that has been conducted with the assistance and commitment of the regions coordinator Keith Mcliverty.


Officer Demers pictured with "Jay" MPD's newest member

Officer Ed Demers and the MPD's newest K-9 member "Jay" will begin training in February.  Chief Viadero would like to thank everyone who donated for making it possible for Jay to become a full-time member of the MPD.


Officer Demers and Jay anticipate graduating the second week of May 2015.

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