The State of Connecticut has announced changes for new Pistol Permit applicants. Bethel Police say any resident with a temporary pistol permit who had a scheduled appointment between now and the end of July, can obtain their new pistol permit at any time from the Middletown Headquarters. It can be picked up through Saturday, May 15th.
Bethel Police say it is the individual's responsibility to obtain a new permit with the appropriate time frame.
Effective May 20th, the 90-day extension on temporary permits will no longer be honored.
Effective Monday, May 17th the Headquarters location will be open without appointments to all new pistol permit applicants. The new hours at state police headquarters are 7am to 7pm Mondays through Fridays, and 8:30am to 2:30pm on Saturdays.