City of New London Seeks a Police Officer. A Police Officer of the City of New London represents the City and performs duties affecting the safety and security of the community. In carrying out the responsibilities of a police officer, a New London Police Department Police Officer: interacts with a culturally and socially diverse population; assists the public; employs discretion in solving problems; maintains public order; prevents crime; enforces laws and ordinances; conducts investigations; makes arrests; issues summonses/citations, and warnings. Duties may entail special assignments. The department’s focus is on community policing and partnering with the community to provide a safe environment. The New London Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality of police services. By empowering its personnel to work in partnership with the community toward a goal of improving the quality of life within the City of New London through preserving peace, reducing fear and providing for an overall safe environment. The department protects the rights and dignity of all citizens with professionalism and compassion.