Connecticut Police Chiefs Association

Tragic Loss of Connecticut State Trooper Aaron Pelletier

Published May 31, 2024

For Immediate Release

From: Chief Paul Melanson, President, Connecticut Police Chiefs Association

The Connecticut Police Chiefs Association is absolutely devastated at the news of the tragic incident that took the life of Connecticut State Police Trooper First Class Aaron Pelletier. CPCA offers condolences to the family of Trooper Pelletier and to his CSP family. Our patches may be different but we are all one big law enforcement family. Connecticut stands as one today with the Connecticut State Police.


About CPCA: The Connecticut Police Chiefs Association is an organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of the residents of the State of Connecticut; to aiding other government bodies within and external to the State of Connecticut in the administration of justice, ensuring that all are treated equally before the law. To strive always to provide service to the public of the highest attainable quality by constantly searching for those methods that will keep Connecticut law enforcement in the forefront of public safety issues.


Pamela D. Hayes, Executive Director
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