Please go to the above link to register for the 'CodeRed' System utilized by Town of Seymour. Please take the time to fill out the registration link it only takes a moment and it is very important to register your address and phone number(s) to be added to this state of the art system of Reverse 911. This system will be used for emergency notifications as well as public service announcements for the town of Seymour including information about community events, road closures, voting days, or town meetings.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact
the First Selectman's Office at (203) 888-2511
or the Emergency Management Director at (203) 627-8531
Director: Thomas Eighmie,
Deputy Director: Tim Willis,
Asst. Director: Paul Satkowski,
The Emergency Management Director (EMD) is appointed by the First Selectman. He/She advises the First Selectman on all Emergency Management matters and related laws, rules, regulations and requirements of Title 28 and Public Act 87-535 of the Connecticut General Statues, and the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, as Amended (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq), Rev. 1998. He/She develops, organizes, directs and coordinates the town's Emergency Management Program with the goal of saving lives and protecting property by maintaining emergency operational capabilities that mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from any emergency or disaster. The Emergency Management Director is responsible for accomplishing all of the following Emergency Management functions:
However, those emergency responsibilities assigned to department chiefs by charter remain the responsibilities of department chiefs.
The Seymour Volunteer Fire Department provides fire and rescue protection for residents. The department consists of two companies with a membership of approximately 150 volunteers. It is managed by a fire chief and three assistant chiefs. The fire chiefs report to the Board of Fire Commissioners whose members are appointed by the selectman.
Fire Chief: Michael Lombardi
Assistant Chief: Doug Zaniewski, Al Rochelle, Chris Edwards
The following fire companies provide fire protection using 12 pieces of apparatus and four chiefs' vehicles. Click on the link to go to their websites.
Both fire companies also sponsor numerous events such as Easter Egg Hunts and taking Santa through the neighborhoods prior to the Christmas holidays.
Please follow link to "Fire Danger of Connecticut"
The town is served by a full-time force of 41 officers, augmented by a part-time force of two officers. There are two full-time civilians and five part-time civilians providing ancillary services for the department. The department is overseen by a Board of Police Commissioners, which is responsible for establishing policies and procedures.
The department has 20 vehicles used by patrol, detectives and administration. There is a detective on the state Narcotics Task Force. There is a SWAT team.
The Police Department conducts a number of community programs.
The Seymour Police Department have their own website please click on the following link: www.seymourpolice.org
The Seymour Ambulance Association is the provider of all ambulance and emergency services for the town. Founded in 1969, the association is one of the premier volunteer ambulance services in the U.S. having been chosen in 2000 as the National EMS Service of the Year by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians. It is the mission of the Seymour Ambulance to provide and maintain an emergency medical services system which will protect, educate, and serve the residents of the town of Seymour as well as surrounding communities in a consistent and professional manner without profit and subject to all laws and regulations.
The association is the lead organization of the William King, Sr., Health and Safety Institute, providing health and safety training programs across southern Connecticut. In addition, the association boasts the only EMS-based injury prevention programs in the U.S. in its Safe Communities Program of the lower Naugatuck Valley and its Valley-Amity Safe Kids Coalition. These programs provide injury prevention programs such as car seat clinics, bicycle rodeos, Safe-Sitter baby-sitting programs and a variety of injury prevention initiatives locally and regionally.
Additional information about Seymour Ambulance and its programs can be found here:
Seymour Volunteer Ambulance Association.
The Seymour Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is comprised of volunteers who have been trained in emergency management basics, basic life safety and emergency preparedness skills. Seymour CERT serves the Town of Seymour under Emergency Management by providing support to all Town agencies. When activated Seymour CERT specializes in services such as; emergency sheltering, emergency center operations and assisting with traffic control. Seymour CERT also strives to educate the citizens of the Town of Seymour in disaster and emergency preparedness in order to help them better prepare in the event of a disaster until trained emergency responders can arrive to assist.
|Robert Newton||H - (203) 881-2138
C - (475) 227-4462
Information on Storm related issues is available on the State of Connecticut Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security website:
Application Package for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)