2013 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 6 - Counties and County Officers. Judicial and State Marshals
Chapter 78 - Judicial and State Marshals
Section 6-38 - Number of state marshals.


CT Gen Stat § 6-38 (2013) What's This?

The number of state marshals to be appointed for Hartford County shall not exceed seventy-two; for New Haven County, sixty-two; for New London County, thirty-eight; for Fairfield County, fifty-five; for Windham County, eighteen; for Litchfield County, thirty; for Middlesex County, twenty-one; for Tolland County, twenty-two.

(1949 Rev., S. 457; 1951, 1955, S. 193d; 1959, P.A. 339; 656, S. 1; P.A. 75-535; P.A. 83-548, S. 2, 3; P.A. 87-552; P.A. 94-177, S. 4; May 25 Sp. Sess. P.A. 94-1, S. 67, 130; P.A. 00-99, S. 9, 154.)

History: 1959 acts increased number of sheriffs for Hartford, New Haven, New London, Fairfield, Middlesex and Tolland counties; P.A. 75-535 changed maximum number of deputies from 45 to 55 in Hartford county, from 55 to 60 in New Haven county, from 28 to 38 in New London county, from 15 to 18 in Windham county, from 24 to 30 in Litchfield county, from 17 to 21 in Middlesex county and from 18 to 22 in Tolland county; P.A. 83-548 increased the number of deputy sheriffs for Hartford county from 55 to 60 and increased the number from 50 to 55 for Fairfield county; P.A. 87-552 increased the number of deputy sheriffs for Hartford county from 60 to 66; P.A. 94-177 increased number of deputy sheriffs from 66 to 72 for Hartford County and from 60 to 62 for New Haven County; May 25 Sp. Sess. P.A. 94-1 revised effective date of P.A. 94-177 but without affecting this section, effective July 1, 1994; P.A. 00-99 changed reference to deputy sheriffs to state marshals and deleted provision that permitted sheriffs to appoint each other as deputy sheriffs and on special occasions to depute any proper person to execute process, effective April 27, 2000.

Sheriff may serve process as deputy sheriff in another county. 4 CS 452.

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