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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

May 13, 2008

STATE POLICE TO GRADUATE

CLASS OF 41 NEW STATE TROOPERS

IN CEREMONY WEDNESDAY

The Connecticut State Police Academy will graduate 41 members of the 119th Training Troop on Wednesday, May 14, 2008, 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 41 Troopers has been in training since November of 2007. These new Troopers will report to their State Police Troop assignments, where 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 1231.

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 on Wednesday (www.ct.gov/dps) .  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