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



Today 12/16/09 shortly after 7:00 a.m. State Police Troop-I Bethany was notified by the Prospect Fire Department that they were responding to a working structure fire at a single family residence located on 62 Summit Road in Prospect. Fire service responded and found a fully involved structure fire at that residence.

Prospect Resident State Trooper’s Office responded and closed Summit Road to traffic as an assist to the Fire department.   It is anticipated that Summit Road will be closed to traffic for most of today as investigators examine the scene.

Upon suppression of the fire by Prospect Firefighters, they did locate human remains inside of the residence.  The Prospect Fire Marshal requested the assistance of State Police Detectives assigned to the Office of the State Fire Marshal who specialize in Fire investigations. The Fire Marshals shall investigate the cause of this fire.

Upon completion of the scene investigation the deceased will be taken to the office of the Chief State’s Medical Examiner where a post mortem examination will be conducted to determine the manner and cause of death. The identity of the deceased will be withheld pending positive identification and notification of family members.


LT. J Paul Vance