School of Law alumnus named Connecticut’s chief state’s attorney

Portrait of Richard Colangelo

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ichard Colangelo Jr., JD '92, has been named Connecticut’s chief state’s attorney.

The Quinnipiac Law alumnus was previously the state's attorney for the Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk since 2015. He has been involved in criminal investigations and criminal justice education. He also formed the Technical Investigations Unit of Southwest Connecticut, a regional task force of nine police departments that pool resources to examine computers and mobile devices in the course of criminal investigations.