UPDATE: 6:30 p.m. Thursday: Town of Darien IT has restored telephone service to the police department. Calls can now be made to our routine phone line at 203-662-5300.

The department reported that its phone lines were down at approximately 6 p.m. Thursday, by sending out the following message through Nixle:

The Darien Police Department is experiencing difficulty with our VOIP telephone system. Currently we cannot receive any calls on our routine line at 203-662-5300. Our 911 telephone line and police radios are fully functional. Please utilize 911 for emergency calls only. For routine inquiries or complaints, please visit us in person at 25 Hecker Ave.