How to file an officer compliment or complaint

Our mission is ‘to police our community with professionalism, integrity and compassion, working in harmony with our citizens to maintain a quality of life that promotes safe and secure streets and neighborhoods’. We are deeply committed to this – and as such, members of the department are held to the highest of standards.


Citizens are encouraged to bring forward legitimate complaints regarding possible misconduct or malfeasance and/or compliments regarding exceptional service of employees of this agency.


The Departments full policy on Complaints and Alleged Misconduct may be downloaded here - and complaints and/or compliments may be submitted in one of the following ways:


Complete the online form  which upon submission will be automatically sent to Chief Chris Ferace.

By Mail.

Download the complaint / compliment form or pick up a copy of either form at Putnam Police Headquarters. Complete all required fields and mail to;


Putnam Police Department

ATTN: Chief Chris Ferace

189 Church Street

Putnam, CT 06260

In Person.

Download the complaint / compliment form or pick up a copy of either form at Putnam Town Hall. . Complete all required fields and drop it off at;

Putnam Town Hall

126 Church Street

Putnam, CT 06260

Please note that these forms are for feedback involving the Putnam Police Department or any of the Putnam Police Department Employees only