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 Police Academy Is Scheduled for an On-site Assessment

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
August 22, 2017
Public Notice

The Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council Police Training Academy (Connecticut Police Academy) is scheduled for an on-site assessment as it seeks reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). As part of the on-site assessment, members of the public and employees are invited to offer their comments by calling (203) 427-2630 on Tuesday, September 12,2017, between 3:00PM and 5:00PM.

Telephone comments during the call-in period are limited to ten minutes and must address the Police Academy's ability to comply with Commission Standards. A copy of the Standards is available by contacting William E. Tanner, III, the Police Academy's Accreditation Manager. He can be reached at 203-427-2606 or

Anyone who would like to submit written comments about the Academy's ability to meet the Standards for reaccreditation may send them to:

The Commission for Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc.

13575 Heathcoate Boulevard, Suite 320

Gainesville, Va. 20 155
Contact Us:
Office: 860-685-8230   Fax: 860-685-8301

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