The Support Services Division includes the public safety dispatch function. Public safety communications for police, fire and medical are handled through the dispatch center in the police facility. This is the state designated Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) for South Windsor. The Division also provides for a number of other support services for the police department including Evidence, Fleet Services, and the Records Division.The division employs a total of 13 positions.
Commander of Support Services
Lieutenant Christopher Duchesne assumed command of Support Services in November 2021. He has served with the South Windsor Police Department for 25 years, serving as a Sergeant for the last 7 years. LT. Duchesne has served as a patrol officer, a field training officer, an investigator with the Criminal Investigations Unit, an investigator with the Traffic Unit, a motor officer, a Sergeant serving as the evening shift patrol watch commander, and as the Traffic Unit Supervisor and Local Traffic Authority Designee (LTA) for the town of South Windsor. As Lieutenant, LT. Duchesne served as Commander of Operations in 2021 until his transfer to Support Services. LT. Duchesne holds a bachelors degree from Charter Oak College, has numerous Chief's Awards, two Distinguished Unit Medals, and a Life Saving Award.