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The Newtown Police Department has a new officer on the job.  Barry Hyvarinen was sworn in on Friday.  The 30 year old spent the last six years as a patrol officer in his home city, Fitchburg, Massachusetts. He was a Field Training Officer in his previous department.  Over the next few months Officer Hvyarinen will attend an accelerated lateral police certification course, and then an internal field training program before being cleared for patrol.

The Ridgefield Police Department has welcomed a new officer. Garrett Vasquez of Danbury was sworn in Friday at a ceremony held at police headquarters. Officer Vasquez is a lateral transfer from the Bethel Police Department.  He has started his Field Training Program, which will continue for the coming weeks.

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