Leonard Boyle Appointed Deputy Chief State's Attorney for Operations
The Honorable Richard N. Palmer, Chairman of the Criminal Justice Commission, announced today the Commission has appointed attorney Leonard C. Boyle as Deputy Chief State's Attorney for Operations.
Attorney Boyle, a former state Commissioner of Public Safety and FBI official, was appointed by a unanimous vote of the commission. He will succeed Paul E. Murray, who will retire this summer after more than 30 years as a state prosecutor.
Justice Palmer extended the Commission’s congratulations to Attorney Boyle and its gratitude to Mr. Murray, who has served as
“Paul Murray has served the Division of Criminal Justice and the people of
“We are confident that this legacy of service and commitment to the pursuit of justice will continue with our appointment today of Leonard Boyle,” Justice Palmer added.
Attorney Boyle has a long and distinguished career in law enforcement at the local, state and federal levels. He began his career in law enforcement as a Police Officer in the Town of
He was Chief of the Criminal Division in the Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut from April 1999 to August 2004 and served as Special Attorney to the Attorney General of the <st1:country-region>
From March 2007 through February 2009 he served as Director of the
Justice Palmer extended the Commission’s appreciation to all who applied for the position of
In addition, the
Established by Article XXIII of the Connecticut Constitution, the Criminal Justice Commission is responsible for the appointment of all state prosecutors in
In addition to Justice Palmer, the Commission members are the Honorable Thomas A. Bishop, Judge of the Appellate Court, and attorneys Maura Hughes Horan, Garrett M. Moore, Ann G. Taylor and Alfred A. Turco. The Chief State’s Attorney is also a member of the Commission but does not participate in the appointment of the Deputy Chief State’s Attorneys.