Ink fingerprinting and pistol permit processing are offered by appointment only M-F between 8:30am-4:00pm.
Note: Digital fingerprinting is not available at the Essex Resident Trooper's Office.
Digital fingerprinting is available without appointment at Troop F, Westbrook (315 Spencer Plains Road, Westbrook, CT 06498) M-F between 7:00am-8:00am, 3:00pm-4:00pm, and 11:00pm-12:00am. Digital fingerprinting for pistol permits or employment is also available by appointment at State Police Headquarters in Middletown. For more information check https://portal.ct.gov/DESPP/Division-of-Emergency-Service-and-Public-Pro....
It is the mission of the Essex Resident State Trooper's Office and Essex Police to protect and preserve life and property, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to improve the quality of life by maintaining order and apprehending criminals. Our mandate is to do so with honor, integrity and with the highest ethical standards, while dealing with the public, at all times, with courtesy, professionalism and respect.