State Police Union: Mismanagement of Retirement Surge ‘Will Hurt People’ 

State police Commissioner James Rovella (at podium on right) and Col. Stavros Mellekas (center) join Gov. Ned Lamont at a State Capitol press conference last month


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A retirement exodus of nearly 90 veteran Connecticut State Police troopers, including almost all top command staff, has created an experience vacuum that is compromising the effectiveness of the agency and the safety of the public, the trooper’s union alleges.   The retirements that began April 1 have not only worsened chronic understaffing, but have prompted […]
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Steve Jensen

Steve Jensen was a journalist for 13 years with the Hartford Courant and Journal Inquirer of Manchester before becoming a Communications Director for the State of Connecticut. Jensen covers politics and law enforcement for CT Examiner. T: 860 661-6404