Chief William Baldwin Jr.Chief William Baldwin Jr.

A message from Torrington Police Chief, William Baldwin Jr., during these trying times:

Life in the time of Corona Virus is unprecedented, at least in most of our lifetimes (Spanish Flu, 102 years ago being the exception). We understand comparisons can be made with H1N1 in 2009 in terms of current statistics, but the overall impact on the daily lives of Americans were not as directly or widely affected as they are today.

We also understand that with the current changes in the way we are living our lives, it’s an emotional time for everyone in our community. Stress, anxiety, frustration, confusion, anger, fear, or just the feeling of being overwhelmed are all normal. We all are feeling the same emotions to differing degrees regardless of our situations. If you are feeling this way there are a number of resources available to help you feel calmer and more in control... Read More