LIVE NOW /
Watch Good Morning Connecticut

State Police Colonel: Tight security will greet protestors at Connecticut capitol

Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Security will be very tight at the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford Sunday to deal with expected protestors and Trump supporters.

State police are working with Capitol police and Hartford police to discourage troublemakers and deal with any demonstrators who might get out of hand. Law enforcement does not want a repeat of what happened in Washington on Jan. 6.

News 8 Chief Capitol Anchor Dennis House spoke with Colonel Stavros Melekas of the Connecticut State Police to explain the kind of measures being taken to keep people safe that includes drones, body cams and license plate readers.

Watch the video above for more.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Hartford

Johnson & Johnson's COVID vaccine now endorsed by FDA; how does it stack up to Pfizer, Moderna?

News /

West Hartford house fire

News /

East Hartford firefighters battle apartment bedroom blaze on Burnside Ave.

News /

CT’s Black and Puerto Rican Caucus unveil priorities for 2021 legislative session

News /

Ceremony in New Britain remembers 6,800 lives lost at Battle of Iwo Jima in WWII - 1036p

News /

PD use Stop Stick during chase to halt car driving erratically in Old Wethersfield

News /
More Hartford

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss