Connecticut Defense Council Meets

Issue 7 and Volume 94.

Connecticut Defense Council Meets A meeting of the Fire and Police Chiefs of Connecticut was held at the State Armory in Hartford on June 26. The meeting was called by Colonel Fisher, Chairman of the State Defense Council. The chairman addressed the group on plans for defense throughout the state and State Police Commissioner Hickey spoke of plans for police and fire departments. A state school for air raid wardens will be conducted at Yale University in New Haven during July. An evening school for the same purpose will be conducted in Hartford at a later date. A system of uniform identification cards for emergency was adopted. The priority of fire departments was talked of so that equipment may be obtained in a reasonable length of time, and it was decided to send suggestions to Mayor LaGuardia. A committee of chiefs was named by Commissioner Hickey to confer with him…

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