Welcome to the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

CommissionerDESPP plays an essential role in keeping Connecticut safe. Every day, our employees are on the front lines, from preparing for the next emergency to analyzing crime-scene DNA to patrolling our highways. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life in Connecticut through law enforcement, public education, the latest science and technology, and state-of-the-art training for our employees.
Thank you, Commissioner Ronnell A. Higgins