SOUTHBURY – There’s a new cop on the job at the Troop A barracks off busy Interstate I-84: They call him Trooper Smurf. Trooper Smurf arrived May 17, and he just got a makeover today. Now complete with a camera, it appears Trooper Smurf – aka emergency call box – will be the new face of the state police during certain hours.
This has state legislators worried. They are beginning to ask serious questions ...
Article, 'Connecticut State Trooper consolidations raising questions from legislators,' also appeared in The Litchfield County Times, Middletown Press and New Haven Register.
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