Connecticut State Police promoted 11 Troopers during a ceremony at the State Police Training Academy yesterday. Captain David DelVecchia was promoted from Lieutenant and will be assigned as Executive Officer of State Police Western District Headquarters. A Trooper for 23 years, he has earned two Medals for Meritorious Service, 5 Unit Citation awards, a U.S. Attorney Commendation for Outstanding Service and FBI recognition for Outstanding Assist and Service. Captain DelVecchia previously served as Commander of the Western District Major Crime Squad and Commanding Officer at Troop L in Litchfield. He earned a bachelor degree from Western Connecticut State University, a M.S. from the University of Charleston and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy.