The Police Department has a few community related programs that provide positive interaction with the town.
Business District Patrol
During the summertime officers are assigned to foot and bike patrol in the downtown business district on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. This area is highly populated during the summer and especially in the month of July.
Car Seat Clinic
Another program that the department employs is the car seat clinic. Bristol police has 3 trained car seat specialists that assist with the proper installation and use of car seats.
Night Patrol Commander
The final component of the community policing that is provided in Bristol is the night patrol commander. This officer is assigned to be the community group contact person, where the officer meets with neighborhood and community groups to discuss contemporary issues in the town.
Elderly Affairs Officer
Detective Adam Clifford is responsible for assisting with elderly affairs concerns.