The Bethel Police Department's newest member is on the job. Danilo DeOliveira completed over six months of training, graduating from the Connecticut Municipal Police Academy yesterday. DeOliveira will start a Field Training Program taught by senior officers before going out on his own.
DeOliveira's father, who is a retired police sergeant from Brazil, pinned his shield yesterday.
The Southbury Police Department has welcomed 3 new members. Officer William Jacques, Officer Whitney Carter and Officer Steven Vichiola graduated yesterday from the Police Academy as part of the 364th Basic Training Session.
Off. Vichiola received an Award for the best overall recruit, out of 48 that graduated. He also received a Firearms Award for the best marksman in the class.