The Wallingford Police Department provides 24 hour a day, seven day a week police services to an estimated population of 45,135 residents. Other population dynamics include a vibrant town center, a large industrial base, an excellent public school system, a prestigious preparatory school, vast amounts of open space and town-owned parks, and a large number of retail locations, restaurants and dining establishments that draw thousands of people to our community each day.
Wallingford is large in geographic size and is approximately 39.5 square miles. Wallingford is a culturally diverse community. The town prides itself in delivering high levels of service throughout the entire sphere of government through a very cohesive service-minded operation. From top to bottom there is a high level of accountability in each governmental function which allows the residents of the community to seek and find the appropriate service they require.
The town is attractive to both residents and businesses who seek comfort in living and working in a well managed community while at the same time taking advantage of the town’s central location near major interstates and railways. The town is in an enviable position amongst its peers due to the fact that it owns the public utility, including the electrical distribution system. It is a proven fact that the system is highly reliable, while at the same time offers the least expensive electric rates in Connecticut.