Chief of Police Chief John DiFederico On behalf of the New Canaan Police Department, I welcome your interest in our department. We are extremely proud of our community and our relatively low overall crime rate. We have 47 sworn officers. Vision Statement: A safe, peaceful and crime free community. Mission Statement: To protect and serve the community with courage, professionalism and integrity. Value Statement: Working as a TEAM and demonstrating the utmost of INTEGRITY, RESPECT, PRIDE and COURAGE, we will provide the highest level of SERVICE to the community.