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Connecticut State Police New Year's Holiday Enforcement

{Connecticut State Police Patch}

Dr. Dora B. Schriro
Colonel Alaric J. Fox
Deputy Commissioner
Division of State Police
January 2, 2018

Connecticut State Police New Year's Holiday Enforcement

MIDDLETOWN, CT (January 2, 2018): The Connecticut State Police are supplementing the normal patrol force with additional State Troopers throughout New Year’s weekend. The increased patrols began at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, 12/29/2017, and will conclude at 11:59 p.m. on Monday 1/1/2018. 

            Troopers will enforce all motor vehicle laws and focus on reducing the number of DUIs, crashes and injury-producing accidents occurring on the interstates, state roads and local roadways. 

These State Police stats cover the time period starting at 12:01 a.m. on 12/29/17 to 1/1/18 11:59 p.m.


SPEEDING violations:                       611

SEATBELT violations:                       20

All moving violations:                         1410

 (to include unsafe lane change, following too closely, cell phone usage, texting, failure to signal, etc.)

DUI arrests:                                        28


ACCIDENTS:                                    494

w/injury:                                             54       

fatality:                                               2 – 12/29 Rte 8 exit 10 Trumbull, 12/30 Rte 3 Glastonbury

Motorist Assists:                                 480

Total calls for service:                         6885


2016 New Year’s weekend stats from 12/30/2016 00:01 a.m. through 1/2/2017 11:59 p.m. are below:
Accidents:              276

        w/injury:         34

        serious injury: 0

        fatality:          2 accidents resulting in 3 fatalities        

DUI arrests:            34
Speeding:               705
Seatbelt:                 15

All Moving violations:  1,800

Motorist Assists:   270

Total calls for service:   6987

Contact Us:

860-685-8230                     Fax: 860-685-8301                 


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