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Easton Hires New Police Chief From The Ranks In Stamford

Stamford Assistant Police Chief Timothy Shaw speaks during press conference last fall. Shaw will become police chief in Easton in July.
Stamford Assistant Police Chief Timothy Shaw speaks during press conference last fall. Shaw will become police chief in Easton in July. Photo Credit: Frank MacEachern, File

EASTON, Conn. -- Stamford's Assistant Police Chief Timothy Shaw will be trading his beat in a big city for more rural surroundings when he becomes chief of the Easton Police Department in July, according to the Stamford Advocate .

The Easton Police Commission approved the hiring of Shaw, 48, at a salary of $105,000 per year to oversee the 14-officer Easton department, the Advocate said.

A graduate of the University of Connecticut, Shaw has spent his entire career up until now in the Stamford Police Department, the Advocate said.

Shaw will replace Easton Police Chief James Candee, 66, who is retiring July 1 after 43 years with the department.

Read the full story here at the Stamford Advocate website.

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