Chief's Message


Chief James Kenny The Vernon Police Department is committed to excellence and the delivery of professional police services while providing its members with the equipment and training needed to successfully complete the mission.

Vernon's Most Wanted


The Capital Region Emergency Services Team (CREST) is a regional SWAT team. It was formed in 1999 and consisted of members from the Vernon, South Windsor, Manchester, Glastonbury, and Wethersfield Police Departments.

Over the years, other departments have joined the CREST team including Enfield, East Windsor, Coventry, Cromwell, and Rocky Hill.

The CREST team is tasked with incidents involving, but not limited to, barricaded suspects/subjects, hostage situations, high risk arrests, high risk search warrants, protective details, and active violence incidents.