Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection is a statewide law agency of Connecticut that is dedicated to protecting its residents through law enforcement, fire services, and scientific services. Its headquarters are in Middletown.[1][2][3] The current commissioner Reuben F. Bradford.[4] The Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection was created due to a state-wide reorganization of state agencies. The reorganization dissolved the Department of Public Safety, merged the Commission on Fire Prevention and Control, dissolved the Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (DEMHS) and merged the Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POST).[5]

DESPP Divisions[edit]

  • Commission on Fire Prevention and Control
  • Connecticut State Police
  • Emergency Management and Homeland Security
  • Police Officer Standards and Training Council
  • Scientific Services
  • Statewide Emergency Telecommunications

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Us." Connecticut Department of Public Safety. Retrieved on December 22, 2010. "State of Connecticut Department of Public Safety 1111 Country Club Road Middletown, Connecticut 06457"
  2. ^ "DPS: Directions." Connecticut Department of Public Safety. Retrieved on December 22, 2010. "The Connecticut Department of Public Safety is centrally located in Middletown, Connecticut. "
  3. ^ "Middletown city, Connecticut." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on December 22, 2010.
  4. ^ Enter your Company or Top-Level Office. "Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection". Ct.gov. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  5. ^ Terrance Adams, Legislative Analyst II (2011-12-30). "OLR BACKGROUNDER: 2011 AGENCY REORGANIZATIONS". Cga.ct.gov. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 

External links[edit]