Paul J. Narducci Appointed State's Attorney for Judicial District of New London
The Honorable Andrew J. McDonald, Chair of the Criminal Justice Commission, announced today that the Commission has appointed Paul J. Narducci as State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of New London.
Attorney Narducci was appointed to succeed Michael L. Regan, who has served as New London State’s Attorney since 2006 and will be retiring effective February 1, 2021. State’s Attorney Narducci will complete the remainder of the eight-year term to which Mr. Regan was appointed in 2017.
At the Commission’s virtual meeting Thursday, the appointment of Attorney Narducci was approved by a unanimous vote.
"I congratulate State’s Attorney Narducci on his appointment to this important position as an integral part of the senior management in the Division of Criminal Justice," Justice McDonald said. “The Commission wishes him the very best as the Division moves forward to address the critical issues facing the criminal justice system today.”
State’s Attorney Narducci will be the chief law enforcement officer in the Judicial District of New London, which includes New London and 20 surrounding communities. The State’s Attorney in New London oversees employees at the Judicial District courthouse in New London, Geographical Area courts in New London and Norwich and Juvenile Matters in Waterford.
State’s Attorney Narducci joined the Division of Criminal Justice in 1993 working for both Geographical Area Courts in the Windham and Tolland Judicial Districts. He transferred to the Geographical Area Court in New London in 1994. Since August 2019, he has served as the Supervisory Assistant State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of New London.
State’s Attorney Narducci earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, and his Juris Doctor Degree from Suffolk University Law School in Boston.
At Thursday’s meeting, the Commission also extended its congratulations and best wishes to Michael L. Regan, who began working part-time for the Division of Criminal Justice in July 1982, and became a full-time prosecutor in January 1986.
“We all wish Mr. Regan a very happy and healthy retirement, and well-deserved after so many years of service to the state of Connecticut,” McDonald said.
Established under Article XXIII of the Connecticut Constitution, the Criminal Justice Commission is responsible for the appointment of all state prosecutors in Connecticut. In addition to Justice McDonald, Associate Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, its membership includes Appellate Court Judge Melanie L. Cradle, attorneys Reginald Dwayne Betts, Robert M. Berke, Scott J. Murphy and Moy N. Ogilvie and Chief State’s Attorney Richard J. Colangelo, Jr.