The headquarters of Connecticut State Police Troop E are on I-395, but the troopers' duties are spread throughout 13…More towns in the region, from the Connecticut River to the Rhode Island border, and from the shoreline north to Voluntown.
Master Sgt. Richard Crooks, 48, has been a state trooper for 22 years, and he likes the challenges of working in this area, with its diverse needs, people and geography. In some of the towns the troopers cover, the state police are the only police. In others, they are additional police, working and helping as needed.
Crooks says that traffic and DWI issues are a top priority for Troop E.
Throughout the year, Troop E stages a variety of charitable programs, including a winter-coat drive, a toy drive, the collection of wheelchairs and cell phones for people who need them and more.
Montville Police Department 89 Fort Shantok Rd, Uncasville, CT06382 The Montville Police Department is headquartered in a building whose address is on Fort Shantok Road, but which is, for…More all intents and purposes, located on Route 2A, in what was a toll station. There are 23 officers on the Montville force, which is a constabulary. As a constabulary, the department works closely with Connecticut State Police Troop E, and includes a resident state trooper. The police department operates 24 hours a day; office hours are from 7:30am to 4pm. The non-emergency telephone number is 860-848-7510, and the number for police services is 860-848-6500. Emergency services can be reached at 911.
Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Center 982 Norwich New London Tpke, Uncasville, CT06382 The Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Institution began as separate facilities housing different types of…More offenders. When the Corrigan facility opened in 1994 it dealt with violent, Level 4 male offenders; when the Radgowski facility opened in 1991 it housed Level 3 male offenders, medium-security. The two facilities were consolidated in 2001 and it is currently a combined prison for sentenced offenders as well as charged men awaiting trial in superior courts in Norwich, New London, Windham and Danielson. In Corrigan, gang members are segregated and are offered education about the "negative aspects of gang participation," according to the website. Corrigan inmates are also offered anger-management and other educational programs as well as help for addictions. Radgowski inmates perform community service work and participate in the Speak Out Program run by Troop E. As stated on the website, in this program inmates talk about "decision making and the impact of prison upon their lives" to students at local schools and universities. According to the state, the average daily cost of incarceration per inmate is approximately 89 dollars and 68 cents.