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

Department of Emergency Services &
Public Protection
Connecticut State Police
Public Information Office
Connecticut State Police Patch
Dr. Dora B. Schriro
Colonel Alaric J. Fox
Deputy Commissioner
Division of State Police


   Middletown, CT. (July 5, 2016): Troopers were busy patrolling the highways and roads in Connecticut over this 2016 July 4th holiday weekend. During this enforcement operation troopers utilized both traditional and non-traditional patrol cars.

   The enforcement project started at 12:01 a.m. on 7/01/16 and ran through 11:59 p.m. on 7/4/16. Troopers focused on aggressive/reckless drivers, distracted drivers, speeders, seatbelt violations and intoxicated drivers.  Sobriety checkpoints and targeted DUI patrols were also in place over the entire weekend.

   These stats cover the time period starting at 12:01a.m. on July 1, 2016 to 11:59 p.m. on July 4, 2016:


Total accidents:     315
with injury:             45                  

          fatal:                        2    (I-95 E. Haven on 7/2 and I-95 Westbrook on 7/3)        

DUI arrests:     39       

Speeding citations:    1,227   

Other hazardous moving violation tickets:   2,913

NOTE:   2015 stats (July 3 to July 5, 2015): 170  accidents;  48 with injury; 2 fatal; 33 DUI Arrests; 859 speeding tickets; 2,461 other hazardous moving violation tickets.


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