The Darien Police Department is pleased to announce the hiring of two new officers to the department.
Kelly Thurston of Naugatuck comes to the Darien Police Department after being employed as a physical education and health teacher for the Naugatuck School District.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Education from Central Connecticut State University.
Steven Costantini of Milford comes to the department from Yale Health where he was an human resource specialist.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Connecticut.
They were sworn in as members of the police department during a ceremony at the Board of Police Commissioners on March 29.
The two were selected at the conclusion of a highly-competitive and lengthy application process.
They will start training at the State Municipal Police Academy on April 9 in Meriden, which runs for 26 weeks. After graduating from the academy, the two new officers will undergo three months of training in Darien with a field officer.
After successful completion of the two training segments, the new officers will be able to assume full law enforcement responsibilities.
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