Trooper 1 participates in training session - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Trooper 1 participates in training session

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Trooper 1 prepares for training mission on Tuesday. (CT State Police) Trooper 1 prepares for training mission on Tuesday. (CT State Police)
MIDDLETOWN, CT (WFSB) -

The Connecticut State Police Trooper 1 participated in a training session on Tuesday morning.

Trooper 1 is a "Bell 407 that's frequently used for search and rescue missions, missing persons and suspect searches with a variety of secondary mission such as surveillance," according to state police. 

The training session was broadcast live on Facebook on Tuesday. 

The Connecticut State Police has Trooper 2, which is "a Bell OH-58 that was acquired from a military surplus program." The troopers that are part of the Connecticut State Police Aviation Unit are also pilots.

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