Friday Dec 13
Union: Dispatch consolidation a problem
A 9-1-1 malfunction is raising lots of questions across the state. What made the system go down? And how did that impact response time? It happened Wednesday afternoon, state police say their AT&T phone line that handles the 9-1-1 calls had problems and had to be taken off line for 36 minutes.
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Troopers from Troops C, D, E & K Earn Service Awards
State Police Troopers from Troop C in Tolland, Troop D in Danielson, Troop E. in Montville and Troop K in Colchester received awards for service during a ceremony December 12, 2013, at the Connecticut State Police Training Academy in Meriden.
Troop C Weekend Blotter
Arrest information is furnished by the state police Troop C barracks in Tolland and does not indicate a conviction.
This makes sense
While there will be problems to work out, the decision to consolidate state police dispatching into fewer emergency centers was a good one.
Sent to Siberia
Readers who, like me, grew up in the West during the Cold War remember our fear that the Russians were coming to get us.