RÉSUMÉ

Kelly A. Grant
Connecticut

 

e-mail: gkag413@outlook.com

EDUCATION
 
 
Sacred Heart University 
Master's Degree, Strategic Communication and Public Relations  2019
 
University of Connecticut 
Bachelor of Arts, Sociology 1994
 
CERTIFICATES
 
Connecticut State Police Academy  
Certificate, State Trooper 2002
                                                                                                  
Connecticut Police Officers Standards and Training Council  
Certificate, Law Enforcement Officer  1996
WORK EXPERIENCE
 
 
Connecticut State Police 
State Trooper ~ Public Information Office                                                                                                                                                                         
  • Public Information Officer, Spokesperson for the Connecticut State Police.              

  • Provide information to the public and media regarding incidents, accidents, arrests, highway closures, and more.

  • Provide information to state police employees regarding upcoming events and opportunities through the internal employee website.

  • Build and maintain positive relationships with the public, community, and media through social media and community engagement events.

  • Build and maintain positive relationships with local and federal law enforcement agencies through open communication.

  • Prepare and provide press releases to the media and public regarding incidents, accidents, and community engagement efforts.

  • Post press releases, photographs and other information to the various state police social media platforms and website.

  • Prepare speeches and PowerPoint presentations for press conferences, speaking engagements, trade conferences and lectures.

  • Give presentations and speeches at conferences, speaking engagements, health fairs, businesses, career fairs and schools.

  • Teach “public information and media relations” classes to law enforcement, first responders, other state agencies, non-profit organizations and many others.

  • Provide quotes to the written media on a variety of topics including active investigations.

  • Provide “on air” interviews to the television and radio media regarding active investigations, major accidents, highway closures, safety initiatives and more.

  • Coordinate with media representatives for press conferences, informational presentations and public service announcements.

  • Respond to major incident and accident scenes, and provide information to the media regarding the safety of the public.

  • Conduct state police award ceremonies and promotional ceremonies.

  • Complete various administrative duties as assigned. 

  • Supervise a small office of sworn and civilian staff.

  • Maintain Connecticut State Police Recruitment website and social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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