||STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
STATE POLICE TO GRADUATE CLASS OF 61 NEW STATE TROOPERS
IN CEREMONY WEDNESDAY
Governor Rell to Keynote 11 a.m. Ceremony
The Connecticut State Police Academy will graduate 61 members of the 120th Training Troop on Wednesday, April 15, 2009, 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. A member of the graduating class will represent the new Troopers as class speaker during the ceremony.
This graduation class of 61 Troopers has been in training since October of 2008. These new Troopers will report to their State Police Troop assignments, where they will complete their training with field training troopers.
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.