Stamford Historical Society Presents
Law & Order: The
History of the Stamford Police Department 1830-1956
a 2004 Exhibit and more
Excerpts from the Police Anchor Club Brochures
Courtesy Alexander A. Koproski, Jr.
CHIEF JOHN F. MORIARTY
Deputy Chief John F.
Moriarty, who is a Stamford Native was graduated from Stamford High School
. He attended and completed Law Enforcement Courses at the University of
Connecticut, Babson College, Yale University, and Michigan University.
He began His Police
Career as a Special Constable with the former Stamford Town Police. He
was appointed a Regular Police Officer in 1949 and assigned to the then
precinct 2 Station in Belltown. In August of 1955, he was promoted to Sergeant
and to Lieutenant in October 1961. He became Captain in November 1969.
In September of 1981 he was named Deputy Chief.
He is president of
St. Mary's Holy Name Society, a member of the Knights of Columbus, St.
Augustine Council no. 41, and the 4th Degree, Lafayette Assembly; State
Police Association; Police Anchor Club; and the Stamford Police Association.
Deputy Chief Moriarty
married the former Jean Rohacik. the Moriartys have four children. they
are John, Jr., James, Terry, and Mary Ellen.
see also Sons of Stamford - A Memoir
FRED A. ROBERTUCCI
Fred A. Robertucci
was sworn in as an Inspector with the State's Attorney's Office on April
8, 1983, in Wallingford, Connecticut . Prior to his appointment, he served
as an Investigator for the State's Attorney.
from Stamford High School, Fred Robertucci entered military service with
the U. S. Army Signal Corps, having served in the China Burma and India
theater of operation.
Having been honorably
discharged, he joined the Stamford Police Department where he attained
the rank of sergeant before his retirement in 1977.
He was graduated from
Norwalk Community College receiving an associate degree. He later received
a bachelor of science degree from Iona College, with honors in criminal
His other educational
training includes studies at the Chiefs of Police Command Training School,
Babson University; State's Attorney's School for Command Officers, New
Haven, Connecticut; National District Attorney's School of Criminal Law
for Prosecutors, Chicago, Illinois; F. B. I. Schools; Kodak School for
Police Photography, Rochester, New York.
He taught criminal
law at Western Connecticut State College, Danbury, Connecticut .
Mr. Robertucci is a
member of many professional, fraternal and social groups.
He is married to the
former Catherine M. Montagnesi. the Robertuccis have two children and four
CHIEF JOHN T. CONSIDINE
Police Chief John T.
Considine was appointed to the Stamford Police Department on January 12,
1956; an investigator and radio operator; and in the detective bureau for
16 years achieving the rank of detective lieutenant. On two occasions he
served as acting Chief of Police when that office was vacant.
On September 11, 1981,
he was appointed Chief of Police.
He was graduated from
the Connecticut Police Academy; Police Foundation; Babson Institute; Municipal
Police Training Academy; and the FBI National Academy.
He is the recipient
of the coveted Law Enforcement Medal of the Sons of the American Revolution
National Society; four FBI National Commendations and the Medal of Valor
presented by the Stamford Police Association which he served as secretary
for 19 years, treasurer and trustee.
Having graduated from
Stamford High School and enlisting in the U. S. Army, he honorably served
in the European theater of operation.
Upon discharge, he
joined the U. S. National Guard and saw overseas service in Germany.
Chief Considine and
his wife, the former Doris M. Grant, have two sons, John and Michael.
J. MURPHY RETIRED WARRANTS AND COMPLAINTS OFFICER
Patrick J. Murphy emigrated
to the United States in 1957 from County Cork, Ireland .
He was drafted in 1959,
honorably discharged in 1961 and then recalled to active duty during the
Berlin crisis with the rank of sergeant.
In 1963, he became
an Officer with the Stamford Police Department. He received nine citations
for excellent police duty. He attended the John Jay College of Criminal
Law; the Arnold Markle State 's Attorney's School for Command Officers;
the Narcotic School of New Orleans, Louisiana; and the Norwalk Community
College. He retired April 19, 1983 .
He was honored by the
United States Secret Service.
His community and civic
participation include serving as chairman of the Patriotic and Special
Events Committee of Stamford, Connecticut; Co-Chairman of the State of
Connecticut 350th anniversary celebration; president of the Ancient Order
of Hibernians; vice-president of the Stamford Old Timers Association; member
of the Stamford North Exchange Club; and secretary of the Stamford Retired
As an outstanding soccer
player in high school, he was later drafted to the English Soccer Association.
He and his wife, the former
Josephine Trimble, have four children. they are Gerald, James, Susan, and Kevin.
JOHN F. PERROTTA,
DEPUTY CHIEF, STAMFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
Deputy Chief John Perrotta
who was graduated from Mount St. Michael Prep School, Bronx, New York,
later served as a Military Police Officer with the United States Army in
service, Deputy Chief Perrotta was employed as a Patrolman with the New
York Transit Police, the Household Finance Corporation, Bronx, New Yor
, and the Hartford National Bank, Stamford, Connecticut.
John who attended Norwalk
Community College was graduated from Iona College with a Bachelor degree
in Criminal Justice. He later earned a Master of Arts degree in American
Studies from Fairfield University . His other educational experiences include
graduating from the FBI National Academy, Quantico, Virginia, and the
New England Institute of Law Enforcement, Babson College, Massachusetts.
Deputy Chief Perrotta was appointed a Stamford Supernumerary Patrolmen
in 1972; Regular Patrolman in 1973; Sergeant in 1977; lieutenant in 1978;
Captain in 1988; and Deputy Chief later that same year in 1988.
Among his many commendations and citations, Deputy Perrotta was chosen
Police Officer of the Year in 1987.
John is married to the former Jacqueline Cavaliero. the Perrottas have three
children, Matthew, Steven and David.
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