Connecticut State Police are mourning the passing of retired Sergeant Llewllyn “Llew” Rowe. He passed away on September 7th after a battle with cancer. Rowe served as a park ranger for two years and as a patrolman for Newtown Police Department for four years, before joining the Connecticut State Police. During his 28-year career, Sgt. Rowe served as a SWAT team member, a K-9 handler, and as a training instructor at the State Police Academy and the State Police Firearms Training Unit. Following his retirement from the Connecticut State Police, Rowe became an instructor for the Department of Homeland Security.