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



On Wednesday, 10/18/06, at approximately 10:12 a.m., State Police Troop-F Westbrook received a 911 call reporting a bank robbery at the New Alliance Bank, 65 Main Street in Centerbrook, CT.  A lone male entered the bank wearing a stocking mask, and a gray hooded sweatshirt. The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded cash from the teller. The suspect fled on foot in an unknown direction. There were no injuries reported during this incident.

State Police Troopers from Troop F and the Essex Resident Trooper’s Office responded to the area. The bank was secured and a search was conducted of the area. All surrounding Police agencies were providedinformation regarding this incident.

State Police personnel initiated a physical search of the area.  The State Police utilized additional manpower, K-9 teams and the State Police helicopter, Trooper 1, to search the area. State Police Central District Major Crime Squad Detectives responded to conduct the criminal investigation into this bank robbery. 

State Police are asking anyone who may have been in the area at the time of this robbery and might have seen anything related to it to call State Police (860) 399-2100.  All calls will be kept confidential.

Photo of Robbery Suspect


M/Sgt. J., Paul Vance