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Public Information Office

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Public Information Office

The Public Information Office (PIO) gathers and disseminates timely and accurate information regarding law enforcement efforts to the public through various print and broadcast media in the state of Connecticut.

Through the media, the PIO staff brings information to the public. This information might include serious highway accidents, missing persons or help wanted from potential witnesses to crimes or accidents. Information is distributed to Connecticut citizens through new releases, press conferences and special events. The PIO office of the Connecticut State Police is committed to ensuring that the public is aware of our activities, our services and our presence.

Click on the “press releases” link at left for the latest news from the Connecticut State Police. Click on “FAQs” for the most frequently asked questions of the PIO office.


Trooper First Class Tanya Compagnone  (Public Information Office)

First Class Trooper First Class Tanya Compagnone

Trooper First Class Tanya Compagnone entered the State Police Training Academy in December 2000 and graduated seven months later. She served more than four years at Troop C in Tolland as a patrol Trooper, followed by more than ten years as a detective with Eastern District Major Crime. She most recently served two years in Central District Major Crime in the Missing Persons Unit. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts and a master’s degree from American International College.






Trooper Josue Dorelus (Public Information Office)

Trooper Josue Dorelus

Trooper Josue Dorelus graduated from the State Police Training Academy in December 2014. He was assigned to Troop I in Bethany until June 2018 when he was transferred to the Public Information Office. Trooper Dorelus earned a B.A. from Southern Connecticut State University.








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