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Chief Renee Dominguez is a 20 year veteran of law enforcement in Connecticut. Renee began her policing career in Newtown, CT with the Newtown Police Department. In her career with the New Haven Police Department, she served on patrol, as a canine officer, in the Narcotics unit.
She was a Sergeant and a District Commander. She was promoted to Assistant Chief and was responsible for the Patrol Division. In June 2021, Chief Dominguez was elevated to Interim Chief for an initial 8-month appointmment. She is focused on training, community relationships and personnel development.
In a wide-ranging interview, we spoke of policing, community relationships, racial issues, women in policing and a shortage of police applicants.