State Police Headquarters Modified Services/Hours
  • Announcement for New Pistol Permit Applicants Only - 5/26/2021
  • Effective June 15, 2020, DESPP-HQ Fingerprint Identification Unit will re-open for in person fingerprinting requestsby appointment only. - 6/5/2020
  • Effective June 15, 2020, DESPP-HQ Reports and Records will re-open for in person requestsby appointment only. For information or to schedule your appointment please click HERE - 6/5/2020
  • At this time, pistol permit renewals will continue to be done by mail only.
  • Fingerprinting Limitations and License Expiration/Renewal extensions; view documentHERE- 4/30/2020
  • Suspension of requirements for unarmed security guards from other states; view documentHERE- 4/30/2020
  • Still regular business hours for Sex Offender Registry and Deadly Weapons Offender Registry- 4/30/2020
  • No service for guard cards (see Governor Lamont’s Executive Order changes to licensing requirements HERE )- 4/30/2020
  • Individuals will be asked to wait outside until called into the building- 4/30/2020

Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457



The Connecticut State Police Troop-C has been investigating the disappearance of ROBERT CAVANAUGH since he was reported missing by family members on 12/24/04.  CAVANAUGH was last seen in Mansfield and family members reported that he might be in need of medical attention. State Troopers assigned to this investigation have worked many hours contacting family, friends, and neighbors to try to determine the last contact that Cavanaugh had with anyone.

All surrounding police agencies were advised of the physical description of CAVANAUGH and his vehicle.

The missing person is identified as:

      CAVANAUGH, Robert  DOB: 11/3/53

      Foster Drive

      Mansfield, Ct.

CAVANAUGH is a white male 5’10” bald shaved head, blue eyes, and possibly has a goatee.

He was last seen driving a 1996 Mazda Pick-up color black bearing Connecticut Registration 681CZT.

Effective March 7, 2006 the Carole Sund/Carrington Foundation is offering a $5000 reward for information leading to the safe return of ROBERT CAVANAUGH.  To date the foundation has paid $175,500 in rewards to citizens who did the right thing by coming forward and sharing the information they had regarding cases.  

Connecticut State Police are asking anyone who may have seen the CAVANAUGH vehicle or knows anything regarding the whereabouts of ROBERT CAVANAUGH to contact the Connecticut State Police Troop-C 860-896-3200.

Photo of Missing Mansfield Man

Missing man's truck


Sgt. J. Paul Vance