Department Branches

Animal Control

Learn more about the adoption policies, hours of operation, and services offered by Bristol Animal Control.

Honor Guard

The Honor Guard has 11 active members. They attend parades, funerals, political functions, ceremonies and special events.


The Detective Division is responsible for providing the follow-up investigation required to solve reported offenses. The Detective Division is also responsible for developing the intelligence necessary to proactively prevent criminal activity.


The Bristol Police Department employs 40 sworn law enforcement personnel and 12 civilians to accomplish their mission.

Mobile Command

In December of 2004 the Bristol Police Department acquired a Mobile Command Post Vehicle. The vehicle is a 31-foot Freightliner van consisting of a communication room and an incident command staff conference room.