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Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 16, 2007

STATE POLICE TO GRADUATE

CLASS OF 60 NEW STATE TROOPERS

IN CEREMONY THURSDAY

   The Connecticut State Police Academy will graduate 60 members of the 118th Training Troop on Thursday, July 19th at 11 a.m.  The graduation ceremony will be held at the Jorgensen Auditorium on the campus of the University of Connecticut in Storrs.

                                                                            

   Commissioner of Public Safety John A. Danaher III and Colonel Thomas Davoren, the Commander of the State Police, will preside over the graduation exercises. The entire State Police Command Staff will be in attendance to receive the new graduates. Governor M. Jodi Rell is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the graduation ceremony. A member of the graduating class will represent the new Troopers as class speaker during the ceremony.

   This graduation class of 60 Troopers has been in training since January of this year. These new Troopers will report to their State Police Troop assignments, here they will complete their training with field training troopers.  With the graduation of this State Police class, the total complement of Connecticut State

Troopers is now 1,236.

NOTE TO MEDIA:   The entire list of new Troopers, their current hometowns and their new troop assignments will be available from the State Police PIO representative at the ceremony and on the DPS website.  A media area has been designated at the graduation ceremony site. Please advise State Police PIO if you need space in the area.

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Lt. J. Paul Vance