Meet Resident State Trooper Larry Morello
TFC Larry Morello has been a Connecticut State Trooper for nine years assigned as a patrol trooper to Troop F in Westbrook. He now serves Durham as the Resident State Trooper.
TFC Morello's law enforcement experience included a special detail that assigned him to the Safe Streets Hartford Task Force in the City of Hartford in 2008. During this detail he assisted the Hartford Police Department to combat crime in the city. In 2011 Morello served as a temporary Resident State Trooper in the Town of Old Lyme.
He has been awarded the Connecticut State Police Medals for Life Saving and Outstanding Police Service in 2012 and a Unit Citation in 2008. He was also awarded the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) award in 2005 and 2007.
Prior to his State Police service, TFC Morello was a Police Officer in the State Capitol Police Department from 2002 to 2003, then a Police Officer in the Town of South Windsor from 2003 to 2005 when he was selected by the Connecticut State Police.
Prior to his law enforcement career Morello was assigned as driver/executive assistant for fomer Secretary of State, Susan Bysiewicz from 1999 to 2002. He attended Xavier High School in Middletown and Manchester Community College graduating with a degree in criminal justice. He is a graduate of the Connecticut State Police Academy as well as the Connecticut Municipal Police Academy.