State Police name new Public Information Office spokesperson - WFSB 3 Connecticut

State Police name new Public Information Office spokesperson

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MIDDLETOWN, CT (WFSB) -

The Connecticut State Police have announced Sgt. Shane Hassett as the new spokesperson for the department.

Sgt. Hassett has been with the state police since 1990 and was promoted to sergeant back in 2001.

Prior to his appointment in the Public Information Office Sgt. Hassett was assigned to Troop C in Tolland. He has also spent time with Troop E in Montville, Troop K in Colchester and as a special liaison to the Department of Developmental Services.

Sgt. Hassett takes over for Lt. J. Paul Vance who served as spokesperson for 16 years prior to being reassigned to the traffic division.

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