Forty-seven sworn officers, including the chief and captain, work at the Newtown Police Department. The force has…More grown considerably from 1971 when there were only 17 officers.</p>
<p>"As the town has grown, traffic and traffic safety has consistently ranked as the most pressing quality of life concern among residents," Police Chief Michael Kehoe says. To address concerns about trucks driving through town, the department has an officer trained to conduct commercial vehicle inspections.</p>
<p>Kehoe says the department receives a large number of applications from people wanting to be police officers, and as a result it can be selective.</p>
Arrowhead Guitars 5 Old Town Rd, Newtown, CT06470 If it has anything to do with guitars, Joe Proc plays, sells or fixes it. He has been in the guitar business for 30…More years, playing warm-up for such legendary artists as Richie Havens, Jonathan Edwards, Dave Mason (Traffic) and Jorma Kaukonen (Jefferson Airplane). He is currently part of the band Off The Hook and also works with area teens in a band called Wiped Out, which plays at Proud Mary's in Newtown. Arrowhead Guitars is run out of a residence on Old Town Road, where he offers lessons in acoustic, electric and bass guitar and sells new and vintage guitars, equipment and accessories.