Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Keeping CT Safe While 911 Calls Drop Or Go Unanswered, No Back-Up For Trooper In Distress: Meet Trooper Smurf

'Gutsy' Smurf Perhaps The Inspiration For...

... His Cousin, Trooper Smurf

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 ...

  • Complete Article At Register Citizen

  • Article, 'Connecticut State Trooper consolidations raising questions from legislators,' also appeared in The Litchfield County Times, Middletown Press and New Haven Register.

    NEW: LCT Editorial
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