Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

Violent Crimes Drop Nearly 10 Percent In Connecticut In 2014Violent crime in Connecticut dropped nearly 10 percent in 2014 over the previous year, among the largest decreases in the country and one that followed a 10 percent decline in the state in 2013, according to new data on reported crime released Monday by the FBI.
State Police Settle Detective's Lawsuit Over DNA Collection
Two Day Preparedness Drill Underway
Aid To Elevate Coastal Homes Denied
Conn. Gun Owners Rush To Register Firearms Ahead Of New RestrictionsConnecticut gun owners are rushing to register certain firearms and ammunition that will be considered illegal contraband in the new year.
Sandy Hook School Shooting Report Details Chaos, Loss Caused By AttackThe full report of the investigation regarding last year's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been released.
Potassium Iodide Pills For Those Near MillstoneEmergency management officials plan to distribute more than 1 million potassium iodide tablets to residents in the 10-mile emergency planning zone around the Millstone Power Station.