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Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
- DEEP now has a series of talkgroups on the CT State Police 800MHz TRS.
- This four (4) channel low band system can be used by all DEEP Environmental Conservation staff. The most frequent users are the State Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon, formerly Conservation Officers) and the State Parks.
- A number of vehicles used by State agencies are equipped with DEEP radios for emergency use. Typically they are vehicles leased from the Department of Administrative Services. Use of the radios by non-DEEP staff has continually dropped to virtually nothing now that everyone has a cell phone.
- DEEP EC Emergency Dispatch (CO) is located at DEEP Headquarters in Hartford, CT.
- To report violations to DEEP (hunting, fishing, or any illegal/suspicious activity on State land, call:
- DEEP Website
DEEP System Frequencies
|1||44.6800||114.8||Parks, Forestry, Haz-Mat, K9, Eastern District EnCon Police|
|2||44.7200||114.8||Haz-Mat Alternate, EnCon as necessary (little activity)|
|3||44.7600||114.8||Shoreline Parks, Marine District EnCon Police|
|4||44.9200||114.8||Western District EnCon Police & Lake Authorities|
|5||151.3550||Varies||NEW On scene channel, Shoreline Parks, Marine District EnCon Police|
|5||151.3550||D047||Hammonasset State Park|
|5||151.3550||D053||Rocky Neck State Park|
|5||151.3550||Dxxx||Sherwood Island State Park|
|6||171.5750||R||Varies||NEW Repeater operations, Shoreline Parks, Marine District EnCon Police|
|6||171.5750||R||D754||Hammonassett Park State Park||2012.07.04|
|6||171.5750||R||D311||Sherwood Island State Park|
|6||171.5750||R||D053||Rocky Neck State Park|
|7||172.2750||S||114.8/CSQ||EnCon Police Portables/Mobile Extender||2012.07.04|
- Do not use a PL in your scanner for the extender frequency or you will only hear the portables.
- If you are near the coast, you may pick up NY EnCon activity from Long Island on the mobile extender frequency with a PL of 94.8
DEEP EC Unit Numbers
|100 - 200's||Park Supervisors/Possibly other administrative staff|
|300's||Aquarion Water Company Police|
|700's||Seasonal Conservation Officers|
|800's||Lake Authority Marine Patrol|
- EnCon Police officers also have CSP radios in their vehicles. If necessary, they will call in to whichever Troop they are in the area of.
- Since CSP already have their own 600 number series, EnCon officers call in as 6 + their own number (example: 631 would call in as 6631).
- DEEP HAZMAT/Spill Response personnel have CSP portables and identify with 6 + their 900 unit number.
Connecticut Lake Authorities
- Lake Authorities are essentially corporations formed by two or more towns which have within their territorial limits a body of state water and are authorized by CGS 7-151a.
- Lake Patrol Officers are appointed by the Commissioner of the DEP and are authorized to carry a baton, firearm, or both upon completion of the proper training. CGS 7-151b
- Lake Patrol Officers are supervised by the EnCon sergeant responsible for the area the lake is in.
Lake Authority Frequencies
- Lake Authority Marine Patrol units on Lake Housatonic and Candlewood Lake contact DEEP Dispatch on DEEP Ch. 4
- Marine Patrol Units are typically only active during the recreation season (Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day).
|Bantam Lake Authority
(Litchfield & Morris)
|Candlewood Lake Authority
(Brookfield, Danbury, New Fairfield, New Milford & Sherman)
|Gardner Lake Authority
(Bozrah, Montville & Salem)
|155.2950||131.8||Lake Housatonic Authority
(Derby, Oxford, Seymour and Shelton)
|Lake Lillinonah Authority
(Bridgewater, Brookfield, New Milford, Newtown & Roxbury)
|Lake Waramaug Authority
(Kent, Warren & Washington)
|Lake Zoar Authority
(Monroe, Newtown, Oxford & Southbury)
|Rogers Lake Authority
(Lyme & Old Lyme)
1: According to web sources. Assistance with confirmations would be appreciated.