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
December 23, 2011


   Today 12/23/11, at approximately 12:30 p.m., Secret Service provided information that a subject wanted on a Federal Escape Warrant, identified as Troy Eugene Stafford DOB 08/06/1969, was believed to be located at the Connecticut Service Plaza on Interstate 95 Southbound in Darien.

   Inmate Stafford had walked away from a halfway house in Marion, Illinois, where he was serving his sentence. 

   Troopers and Darien Police Officers immediately responded to the rest area. Troopers located the suspicious suspect who matched the description of the escapee.

   Further investigation revealed that the male subject was in fact the escapee Troy Eugene Stafford DOB 08/06/1969.

   The accused was taken in custody and  transported to Troop G in Bridgpeort. The accused is being held to be turned over to U.S. Marshals.


LT. J. Paul Vance