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People participate in a "March For Our Lives" rally at the state Capitol, Saturday, March 24, 2018, in Phoenix. Students and activists across the country planned events Saturday in conjunction with a Washington march spearheaded by teens from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, ... State police

Two robberies within the span of five hours in Columbia had state police busy on Saturday morning. The first incident happened at 1:16 a.m. on Saturday at the 7-11 gas station and convenience store on Route 66. State police from Troop-K Colchester and Detectives from the Eastern District Major ...
The cadets began their 20-week training last November in various subjects including crash investigation, emergency vehicle operations, impaired driving detection, traffic incident management and leadership in addition to a rigorous physical training regimen. The newly graduated troopers will now ...
State police are investigating a 'suspicious death' that took place in East Haddam on Friday. police responded to a call at 5:22 p.m. on Friday to a home on North Moodus Rd. Detectives then launched an investigation concerning the death. police are withholding the name of the individual at this time.

A Connecticut State Police cruiser was involved in a tractor-trailer crash in South Windsor on Thursday. State Police said the Trooper's cruiser was hit by a tractor-trailer on I-291 near the Bissell Bridge. The Trooper was not in ... State Police used this incident as a reminder about the state's Move Over law. Police
Snow is falling across the state as Connecticut gets hit with the third nor'easter in 11 days and hundreds of school districts are closed Tuesday. "The current forecast is showing that the state will receive a moderate amount of snowfall throughout the day on Tuesday, and we are encouraging anyone who ...
The latest batch of winter weather has left roadways treacherous for drivers, as Connecticut State Police troopers continue making the rounds, responding to multiple crashes and spin-outs, most of which occurred during the morning commute. Connecticut State Police troopers were all over the place on ...
The person found dead in Oxford Monday afternoon was a 64-year-old Southbury man and police said there is no criminal aspect to the death. State police, Connecticut State Police Western Major Crimes unit and DEEP all responded to Naugatuck State Forest near Old Litchfield Turnpike around 3:15 p.m. ...
State police reported that as of 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, they responded to 810 calls for service. Seventy-five of those were crashes, but only two involved injuries. Troop F posted one of those incidents to their Facebook page. It was a rollover in Westbrook. Connecticut State Police-Troop F Westbrook.
OXFORD - State Police are investigating the “untimely death” of a man in the Naugatuck State Forest on Monday. Trooper First Class Kelly Grant said at approximately 3:15 p.m., Troop A-Southbury, the Western District Major Crime and DEEP responded to the Naugatuck State Forest in Oxford near Old ...
Driving conditions through the Tuesday morning commute will be tough and local and state officials are urging people to stay home if possible. State police reported that as of 10 a.m. on Tuesday, they responded to 312 calls for service. Twenty-six of those were crashes, but only one person was hurt.
In this Thursday, March 8, 2018, photo, new Connecticut State Police Commander Col. George Battle poses for a photo at police headquarters in Middletown, Conn. Battle said he expects all troopers to be wearing body cameras by the end of the year. He also said he plans to maintain a focus on traffic safety and preventing ...
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — The new commander of the Connecticut State Police expects all troopers to be wearing body cameras by the end of the year, two years after they were supposed to begin using them under state law. Col. George Battle talked about body cameras, his priorities and other issues in an ...
In this Thursday, March 8, 2018 photo, new Connecticut State Police Commander Col. George Battle poses for a photo at police headquarters in Middletown, Conn. Battle said he expects all troopers to be wearing body cameras by the end of the year. He also said he plans to maintain a focus on traffic ...

AAA said at 10 p.m. on Wednesday that they had received more than 600 calls, mostly for drivers who slid off the road. Connecticut State Police said there were at least 1,526 calls made to the department. Malloy said Thursday that state police responded to 166 accidents with no injuries and six with minor ...
CHESHIRE, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police say snow flew off the top of a tractor trailer and smashed into the windshield of another car. WTNH-TV reports police said in a tweet Thursday the car was traveling on Interstate 84 in Cheshire when it was struck. The impact sent shards of glass all over the ...
BRIDGEPORT — Three city residents face charges after Bridgeport police and Connecticut State Police seized narcotics and weapons during a search ... A 40-year-old man, of Carroll Avenue in Bridgeport, whose identity was not provided by state police, was charged with possession of narcotics with intent ...
A proposed gun range in the eastern part of the state is creating lots of backlash from residents who live in the area. State Police are proposing a new range in Griswold, but people who live there are not happy about it. Residents went to Hartford on Tuesday wearing buttons and carrying signs. They don't ...
A 19-year-old has been charged with negligent homicide and distracted driving after a fatal crash on Interstate 84 east in Newtown in May. According to Connecticut State Police, on May 30, 2017, Michael Vitti, of Sandy Hook, was driving on I-84 east near exit 11 when he struck 64-year-old Gerard ...
Eyewitness news received an inside look at how Connecticut State Police recruits start their day. The 126 Training Troop woke up at the crack of dawn at 5:15 a.m. on Tuesday to the sound of the trumpeted song Reveille, just like they do every morning. They live inside so-called dorms at the State Training ...
Connecticut State Police. Connecticut State Police say the suspect pictured above robbed the Tolland Country Market at 404 Merrow Road Sunday. Connecticut State Police are trying to identify a suspect accused of robbing the Tolland Country Market at knifepoint Sunday. Police said they responded to a ...
On a ride along with Connecticut State Police, Trooper Sebastian Cummings explained how he faces the unknown every time he and other troopers approach a vehicle. "Every traffic stop is different," Cummings said. "You don't know who you're dealing with, you don't know what they're capable of." ...
Officers said they were able to identify possible suspects and obtained a confession from Burtis, a former student who stated he had posted the comment as a prank. The suspect does not own or have access to any known firearms, police said. State police said he faces a second-degree breach of peace ...
In the days since a lone gunman killed 17 in a Parkland, Fla. high school, schools officials and police throughout Connecticut have dealt with threats of ... doing anything we can to protect the students and faculty,” said Watertown Police Chief John Gavalla, president of the state's police chiefs association.
ESSEX — The deaths of a man and woman found inside a home here Tuesday are an apparent “murder-suicide,” police said. According to a Connecticut State Police news release, Joseph Reifer, 72, died from a gunshot wound and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled his death a suicide.
Connecticut State Police are investigating after two people were found dead in a residence in Essex. The agency said state troopers ... The state medical examiner's office is conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death, and state police detectives are investigating. Essex is a town located along ...
As the trooper was getting out of the cruiser he saw the suspect, wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt, heading towards him, according to post on the Connecticut State Police Facebook page. "The trooper turned on his cruiser's emergency lights, identified himself as a state trooper and the chase was on," the ...
Connecticut State Police officials are encouraging the community to lock their cars at night as detectives continue their investigation into a suspicious man who was caught on surveillance cameras peering into a car looking for property to steal. Police are investigating an attempted break-in that occurred at ...
State Police: Woman Defecated in Cul-De-Sac 3 Separate Times. Connecticut State Police say they've arrested a 43-year-old woman in connection with human excrement deposited on three separate occasions in the middle of the same cul-de-sac. Feb. 13, 2018, at 5:30 p.m.. State Police: Woman ... EAST GRANBY, Conn.
DARIEN, CT — Two residents of Maine were arrested on illegal weapons and narcotics charges late Sunday night following a traffic stop on I-95 in Darien, according to Connecticut State Police. The incident occurred just before midnight when troopers pulled over a 2012 Hyundai Sonata at the Darien Rest ...
FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018 file photo California Attorney General Xavier Becerra talks during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra says his office will take over reviewing reforms at the San Francisco Police Department after the U.S. Department of Justice's decision to scale back a program that ...
Police said the officers involved in the incident were treated at a local hospital for minor injuries and have been released. Glastonbury police said the intersection of Route 83 and New London Turnpike was closed. It remained that way until around noon on Monday. Connecticut State Police, the Connecticut ...
Connecticut State Trooper Danielle Miller's cruiser collided head-on with a pick-up truck, driven by 30-year-old Aric Rivkin. Miller who died from her injuries, was assigned to Troop L in Litchfield and was a member of the 124th training troop, graduating from the Connecticut State Police Academy in 2014.
Connecticut state police will be out in force Sunday for the Super Bowl, looking for drunk drivers and other violators during the biggest entertainment event in the country. Although kickoff is not until 6:30 p.m., Super Bowl Sunday tends to be an all-day celebration. Due to the nature of this sporting event, the ...
(HARTFORD, Conn.) — Connecticut State Police say an off-duty state trooper has been killed in a traffic accident. State Police said Sunday that Trooper Danielle Miller died as a result of injuries she sustained in the accident Saturday night in Wolcott, Connecticut. Miller's police cruiser and a pickup truck ...
WOLCOTT — A Connecticut State Police trooper has died as a result of injuries sustained during an off-duty car accident Saturday night, police said in a release. Trooper Danielle Miller was assigned to Troop L in Litchfield and was a member of the 124th Training Troop, graduating from the Connecticut ...
Earlier this week, U.S. marshals said they received information that Mercado may have fled Connecticut and may have been hiding in the New York metro area. Mercado has been placed on a restrictive status at Northern and faces new criminal charges and additional prison time. Five Department of ...
About 350 family, friends and activist organizations gathered at the memorial for Jayson Negron on Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn., on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. There was a .... Over the past eight months, Perez said state police have investigated several threats against Boulay. “One particular (threat) ...
Starting next week, Connecticut youths can apply to participate in the third annual future law enforcement youth academy. The New Haven Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Yale University Police Department announced the third annual overnight summer camp. From July 15 to July 21, ...
Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most dangerous days to be on the roads in Connecticut, state police said. As the Patriots and Eagles battle it out in Minnesota this Sunday, Connecticut State Police will be prepared to keep the roadways safe and hope residents will choose to do the same. “Parties and ...
Connecticut State Police said around 12:20 p.m., units were patrolling I-91 in the Rocky Hill area when they saw a car being operated with the improper license plate. “Upon stopping the car and speaking with the operator, troopers further learned that the operator had a suspended license and there was no ...
Connecticut State Police seized heroin and prescription drugs with the help of K9 Yodel in a traffic stop on Wednesday. Erik Loura, 30, of Glastonbury, was stopped by CSP in the Rocky Hill area of Interstate-91 around midnight. CSP observed the car Loura was operating had an improper license plate.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hartford officials have chosen a Connecticut State Police leader to head the city's police department. The Hartford Courant reports the City Council on Monday confirmed state police Lt. Col. David Rosado as the city's next police chief. He will succeed retiring Chief James Rovella ...
After the New England Patriots' victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, some Connecticut residents may consider getting some last-minute tickets to attend the Super Bowl game. But Connecticut State Police said that travel sales and tickets for major sporting events so close to the game opens up ...
ENFIELD, Conn. (WWLP) – Connecticut State Police are still looking into what led up to the one-car crash on I-91 South in Enfield on Sunday, in which three people were killed and one person was injured. According to Connecticut State Police, the car veered off the right side of the highway near Exit 47E, ...
A specialized state police drug interdiction unit operating in sections of Northeast Connecticut in 2017 seized more than 13 pounds of marijuana, 102 grams of heroin and 130 pills, while making 121 arrests. The amount of drugs seized last year by the Troop D-based Quality of Life Task Force, or QLTF, ...
Connecticut State Police have announced a fourth K-9 unit will receive a bulletproof and stab-protective vest thanks to the efforts of a Massachusetts-based nonprofit. Jan. 17, 2018, at ... MIDDLETOWN, Conn. ... The Connecticut Post reports three other police K-9s received body armor back in November.


 

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