Detective Christopher Imparato --- who helped crack two cold murder cases last year -- has been named 2017 Norwalk Police Officer of the Year.
Imparato joined the Norwalk Police Department in February 2009.
He has a Bachelor’s Degree from Marist College in Criminal Justice.
Detective Imparato worked in the Patrol Division until his promotion in April 2014.
He has received two Meritorious Commendations in his career as well as a Unit Citation.
Officer of the Year is the highest award that is bestowed upon an officer on an annual basis.
Imparato worked extensively for two years on two cold case murder investigations in conjunction with the Cold Case Unit of the Office of the Chief States Attorney. Because of his persistence and diligence as the lead investigator, Detective Imparato was able to develop evidence to support probable cause for these arrest warrants.
Imparato has always taken great pride in his work and in studying these cases, to fully understand them by deconstructing and then reconstructing them in order to bring them to fruition.
Detective Imparato’s professionalism and his commitment to his work are a credit to him and the Norwalk Police Detective Bureau.
There is nothing was more satisfying than Imparato informing the families of both victims of the arrest of the persons responsible for the murder of their loved ones.
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