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

 February 26, 2008



         In our continued recruitment effort, the Connecticut State Police will be holding several informational workshops geared toward men and women who are interested in a career in law enforcement.

          These informational workshops will provide insight into the application, testing, and selection process for the position of Trooper Trainee.  The information shared at the workshops is intended to help educate future prospective applicants about the selection process for Trooper Trainee.

Any persons wishing to attend any of the listed workshops must contact the Connecticut State Police Selection Unit at (860) 685-8490.  Seating is limited at some sites – YOU MUST CALL AND RESERVE A SEAT TO ATTEND THE WORKSHOPS.


1.   March 5, 2009, Troop C in Tolland at 5:30 pm

2.   March 12, 2009 Rose City Senior Center, Norwich, CT at 5:30 pm

3.   March 19, 2009 Connecticut Police Academy Meriden, CT at 5:30 pm

4.   March 26, 2009 Southbury Police Department at 5:30 pm

5.   April 4, 2009 Connecticut Police Academy Meriden, CT at 5:30 pm

6.   April 25, 2009 Connecticut Police Academy Meriden, CT at 5:30 pm

Additional detailed address information for these workshops may be found at the Connecticut State Police website under the “Recruitment and Selection” heading.

          We encourage all persons interested in any future upcoming State Police Trooper Trainee written examinations to attend a workshop.


LT. J. Paul Vance