CHIEF BADGE

"The Vernon Police Department is committed to excellence and the delivery of professional police services while providing its members with the equipment and training needed to successfully complete the mission."

- Chief James Kenny

History

A complete list of all Vernon Police Department Chiefs

Captain Cady

Captain William H. Cady

April 1, 1890 - June 30, 1907

Captain Edward J. Kane

July 31, 1907 - July 29, 1910

Captain Leopold Krause

September 20, 1910 - September 30, 1919

Captain Stephen J. Tobin

October 1, 1919 - September 28, 1932

Captain Richard E. Shea

November 7, 1932 - August 26, 1936

Chief Peter J. Dowgewicz

November 1, 1936 - August 17, 1963

Chief George A. Trapp

August 17, 1963 -September 14, 1968

Chief Edmund F. Dwyer

September 16, 1968 - January 31, 1974

Chief Herman Fritz

May 24, 1974 - December 14, 1984

Chief James M. Thomas

January 5, 1985 - August 1, 1987

Chief Gary G. Kology

August 1, 1987 - August 1, 1993

Chief Rudolf Rossmy

January 3, 1994 - January 5, 2007

Chief James L. Kenny

January 5, 2007 - present

About

A brief timeline of imprtant events at the Vernon Police Department.

  • 1890

    Our Humble Beginnings

    Captain Cady serves as first "Chief" of the newly organized Rockville Police Department

  • 1965

    Vernon is Born

    The growth in suburban Vernon and the economic decline in the City of Rockville, it no longer made sense to have two government bodies in the same town. As a result, the City of Rockville gave up its charter and consolidated with the Town of Vernon in 1965.

  • 1965

    1st Chief of VPD

    Chief Trapp becomes the first Chief of the Vernon Police Department

  • 2006

    Our Current Chief

    James Kenny transfers from Glastonbury and becomes the Captain of the Vernon Police Department.Several months later, Captain Kenny becomes the Chief of Police. Chief Kenny remains Chief to this day.

  • Be Part Of
    Our Story!
    Apply Today!

Links

Simply click the picture to be redirected to the associated link

CT Police Chief's Association

 

Internation Association of
Chiefs of Police

CT Police Academy

 

Contact Chief Kenny


HERE