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Bridgeport Man Joins Ranks As Connecticut State Trooper

The 125th Training Troop of the Connecticut State Police
The 125th Training Troop of the Connecticut State Police Photo Credit: Contributed

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Fifty-eight new graduates of the 125th Training Troop have joined the ranks of the Connecticut State Police.

Col. Brian Meraviglia, commander of the state police, congratulated and swore in the graduates, and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman addressed the class during a ceremony at Jorgensen Auditorium at the University of Connecticut.

The 125th training troop entered the Connecticut State Police Training Academy on June 25 and completed about 1,400 classroom hours in addition to physical conditioning, water rescue, driving and other areas.

Troopers will be assigned as follows:

  • Troop A, Southbury – 5 new Troopers
  • Troop B, Canaan – 3 new Troopers
  • Troop C, Tolland – 5 new Troopers
  • Troop D, Danielson – 10 new Troopers
  • Troop E, Montville – 5 new Troopers
  • Troop F, Westbrook – 2 new Troopers
  • Troop G, Bridgeport – 7 new Troopers
  • Troop H, Hartford – 10 new Troopers
  • Troop I, Bethany – 4 new Troopers
  • Troop K, Colchester – 4 new Troopers
  • Troop L, Litchfield – 3 new Troopers

Officers from Troop G in Bridgeport and their hometowns:

  • Luis Castillo, Norwalk.
  • Myles Fritzinger, Southbury.
  • Matthew Hancock, Stamford.
  • Brian North, Milford.
  • Mitchell Paz, Bridgeport.
  • Adam Salzmann, Danbury.
  • Eduardo Santiago, Milford.

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