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 at 12:30 p.m. State Police Troop-K Colchester received notification that an elderly person was missing from a parked car in the Wal-Mart Parking lot 474 Boston Post Rd. in North Windham.

Troopers responded to the location and learned that HARRY PIOTROSKI  DOB: 7/22/41 was seated in a parked car at about 11:30 a.m. while a family member went briefly inside the store. The family member returned to the car and PIOTROSKI was missing.  A brief search of the area was conducted and then the State Police was notified.

Troopers responded and established a command post and initiated an immediate search of the area.  State Police K-9 teams also responded and began to search.  State Police helicopter Trooper-1 responded to initiate a search of the area from the sky.  Troopers checked and notified all businesses in the area.

PIOTROSKI is described as a white male 5’8” tall, 210 lbs, and he walks with a shuffle. He was wearing brown loafers, a pull over shirt and a jacket over his shoulders.  He suffers from Dementia and may appear confused and not recognize or be aware of his surrounding. 

State Police are seeking the public’s help if you think that you have seen PIOTROSKI please call 911 or State Police immediately at 860 537-7500.


Lt. J. Paul Vance