Official Press Release From Connecticut State Police Regarding Passing of Retired State Trooper
This article was published on: 01/4/21 12:56 PM by Mike Minarsky
It is with deep regret that the Connecticut State Police announce the untimely passing of retired Trooper First Class Patrick Dragon #705 of Brooklyn, CT. TFC Dragon passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021, at Hartford Hospital. TFC Dragon was a proud member of the 107th Training Troop and entered the State Police Training Academy on January 9, 1998. Upon graduation from the Academy, TFC Dragon served as a patrol trooper at Troop D in Danielson, as a Resident Trooper in the town of Sterling, as a Detective in the Eastern District Major Crime Squad and as a Detective in the Fire and Explosion Investigation Unit. TFC Dragon was also a first responder to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown. TFC Dragon retired from the State Police on February 1, 2018. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a memorial service for TFC. Dragon is being planned for the Spring of 2021. Additional details will be announced as the information becomes available.