After 32 years as a Newtown patrol officer, Patrolman Robert Haas will be retiring. He started his law enforcement career in New Fairfield Police in 1979, and became an Auxiliary Patrol Officer for Newtown in 1983. He was hired on as a full time officer in 1989 and has been serving the community ever since.
Monroe Police Officer Jeff Loomis has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant. He is a veteran member of the department and has been a K-9 handler for the past 11 years.