State Jail Administration

Agency Website

Not available

Statutory Authority

Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 18-31

Agency History

1960, Public Act 59-152

Established. Connecticut county government was abolished effective 10/1/1960; These nine county jails became state jails,
administered by this new agency :

New Haven
Hartford
Bridgeport
New London (Montville)
Windham (Brooklyn)
Middlesex (Haddam)
Tolland
Danbury
Litchfield

1968, Public Act 67-152

Merged into new Department of Correction

Histories/Articles

See Department of Correction website for dates of operation of jails in Connecticut

Agency Documents

Check the State Library catalog for availability of publications by the agency:

Reports are located in:

[CSL Call Number ConnDoc J199r]

Digest of Administrative Reports to the Governor [CSL Call Number ConnDoc F40 d]

Archives Record Group: RG 017  (Department of Correction)

List of Administrators

Name

Years of Service

Harold E. Hegstrom 1960-1968