Honoring State Trooper First Class Aaron Pelletier: A Legacy of Dedication and Service

Target Sports USA is deeply saddened by our community’s loss

The May 30th loss of State Trooper First Class (TFC) Aaron Pelletier has left an indelible mark on the Connecticut State Police and the community he served. As a nine-year veteran of the force and a member of the 125th Training Troop, TFC Pelletier’s commitment to his duty and his family will be forever remembered.

A Distinguished Career

TFC Aaron Pelletier’s career with the Connecticut State Police began with the 125th Training Troop, where he quickly established himself as a dedicated and capable officer. His exceptional skills and unwavering commitment to public safety were evident throughout his nine years of service. In December 2021, he graduated from the K9 Academy as part of the 223rd Patrol Dog Class, marking a significant milestone in his career. His loyal K9 partner, Roso, was a testament to his passion for specialized police work and his dedication to enhancing the safety of his community.

Colleagues and superiors alike recognized TFC Pelletier’s professionalism and dedication. “TFC Pelletier served the citizens of the state of Connecticut with an unwavering sense of dedication, pride, and professionalism, and his sacrifice will never be forgotten,” stated the Connecticut State Police. His contributions to the force went beyond routine patrols, as he played an instrumental role in various community safety initiatives and emergency response protocols.

A-Pillar of the Community

Beyond his professional achievements, TFC Pelletier was deeply embedded in the community. A 2007 graduate of Southington High School, he was known for his approachable demeanor and willingness to lend a helping hand. His work with the K9 unit brought him closer contact with residents, fostering trust and cooperation between law enforcement and the public. His efforts were pivotal in strengthening community bonds and ensuring a safer environment.

TFC Pelletier’s involvement in community outreach programs and safety workshops showcased his commitment to proactive policing. He believed in the power of education and engagement to prevent crime and build a resilient community. His dedication to service was evident in every aspect of his work, from training recruits to responding to emergencies with unparalleled efficiency.

A Devoted Family Man

While TFC Pelletier’s professional life was marked by excellence, his personal life was characterized by love and devotion. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Dominique, and their two young sons, Troy and Zachary. His family was the cornerstone of his life, providing him with the strength and inspiration to excel in his demanding career.

Despite his busy schedule, TFC Pelletier always prioritized his family. He was a loving husband and a doting father, deeply involved in his children’s lives. He instilled in his sons the values of integrity, courage, and compassion, which defined his life.

Legacy of Courage and Compassion

TFC Aaron Pelletier’s legacy is one of courage, dedication, and an unwavering commitment to service. His impact on the Connecticut State Police, his community, and his family is immeasurable. We celebrate his profound contributions to our safety and well-being as we mourn his loss.

TFC Aaron Pelletier’s life was a testament to the extraordinary difference one individual can make. His memory will forever be cherished, and his contributions will continue to benefit our community for years.

Our prayers and condolences to the family of State Trooper First Class Aaron Pelletier