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FILE PHOTO Connecticut State Police cruisers.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Patient’s Blood Pressure Test Sets Off Trooper’s Radiation Detector

A firefighter pulled over by state police this week said he was surprised to learn the reason: he set off the trooper’s radioactivity detector.

05/11/2012

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Regional Drill Tests Radiation Response

A Connecticut state trooper who was not even part of a drill testing emergency response to a “dirty bomb” threat still stopped a participant in the exercise using a radiation detection device

04/06/2011

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Radiation Levels In State In Normal Range

Low-levels of radioactive material have been found in some other states — including in rain water in Massachusetts,  the result of the post-tsunami Japanese reactor breaches —   but state officials say so far, not […]

03/28/2011