During the month of November, the New Milford Police Department will be participating in the “No Shave November” campaign in memory of Officer Edward E. DeLisle, Jr., who died on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 after courageous battle with cancer. Officer DeLisle began his career in 1969 when he was hired as a police officer in the town of Ridgefield, CT. During his years of service, he received the police department's "Officer of the Year Award". Ed was very involved in the Ridgefield Patrolmen's Benevolent Association (P.B.A.). He was a four-time recipient of the "P.B.A. Police Officer of the Year Award". Ed was also a past president of the police union. He completed 25 years with Ridgefield police department and retired as a Sergeant. In 1995, Ed was hired as a full-time police officer with the New Milford Police Department. He was frequently recognized by M.A.D.D. for his efforts in apprehending D.W.I. violators and received a "Meritorious Service Award" from the department. He also received "Medal of Bravery" award after saving a civilian from a flaming car wreck. Officer DeLisle is dearly missed by everyone here at the New Milford Police Department. We are remembering and honoring Officer DeLisle by putting our razors away and using the money we would spend on razors to help fund the Connecticut Cancer Foundation (CCF). For the past 30 years, the CCF has been committed to reducing the burden of cancer for Connecticut cancer patients and their families both financially and emotionally. The Connecticut Cancer Foundation's goal is to reach $50,000 in donations! All of the money that is raised will go towards helping Connecticut cancer patients and their family. We cannot accomplish this goal without the help of our beloved community. This is the link to New Milford Police, CCF fundraising page. It is safe and secure and it is a great way for our community to come together for a special cause! https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/TeamFundraisingPage.aspx?teamID=833370&langPref=en-CA We encourage people to like and share this post!