Patrick Dragon grew up in Brooklyn, Connecticut and was accepted to the 107 TH Training Troop at the Connecticut State Police Academy in 1998. Trooper Dragon started as a Patrol Trooper and then had the opportunity to serve in the Community Policing Unit at Troop D in Danielson, Connecticut with the focus being assigned to school resource officer and juvenile matters.
Trooper Dragon then served as a Resident State Trooper in the Town of Sterling, Connecticut. As a Resident State Trooper, Trooper Dragon had the responsibilities of providing State Police services, criminal and motor vehicle enforcement to the town as well as teaching D.A.R.E. Trooper Dragon transferred into the Connecticut State Police Major Crimes Division where he investigated numerous crimes to include homicide, robbery, sexual assault along with financial and computer crimes.
Trooper Dragon is also certified as a Forensic Interviewer for child sexual assaults investigations. Trooper Dragon also served as a certified Fire Investigator/Fire Marshal as well as an Accelerant Detection K9 Handler in the Connecticut State Police Fire and Explosion Investigations Unit. On December 14, 2012, Trooper Dragon while assigned to the Fire and Explosion Unit, Trooper Dragon responded to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Trooper Dragon was an initial entry person during the incident. As part of Trooper Dragon’s community-oriented activities, he has been a volunteer Firefighter Level 2/EMT for the past 33 years in the Town of Brooklyn. Currently he serves as the Deputy Chief in the East Brooklyn Fire Department.