Alaric "Ric" Fox

Major Alaric Fox began his career in law enforcement in 1983 upon being hired as a police officer for the Willimantic Police Department.  Major Fox served in this position until 1990, during which time he held a variety of both uniform and plainclothes assignments.  During this period Major Fox attained his Bachelor of Science Degree, cum laude, from the University of New Haven, in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, and his Juris Doctorate degree, magna cum laude, from Western New England University School of Law.

In 1990, after being admitted to practice law in Connecticut state and federal courts, Major Fox was hired as a Special Agent of the F.B.I., and after completing New Agent’s training in Quantico, Virginia, was assigned to the Organized Crime Unit of the Buffalo Office.  During his tenure with the F.B.I. he was involved in several major organized crime and foreign counter-intelligence investigations, and also served as the Forfeiture Asset Seizure Team (F.A.S.T.) attorney for the Organized Crime Squad. 

In 1992, Major Fox joined the Hartford based law firm of Siegel, O’Connor, Schiff & Zangari, where he specialized in the representation of management clients in public sector labor law and employment issues.

 In 1994, Major Fox returned to police work, being hired as a Connecticut State Trooper.  Over the twenty years that have followed Major Fox has served in any number of positions, including service as a patrol trooper, resident trooper, training academy instructor, patrol sergeant, resident trooper sergeant, an attorney in the Commissioner’s Office Legal Affairs Unit, troop commander, internal affairs investigator, training academy commanding officer, internal affairs commanding officer, and chief of staff to the state police colonel.   In December 2011 he was promoted to the rank of major.

As an attorney, Major Fox has been involved in the representation of numerous police officers and police agencies in civil litigation, both in and outside of the State of Connecticut.  Additionally, Major Fox has, since 1998, served as an adjunct instructor for the Institute of Police Technology & Management in Jacksonville, Florida, the Spector Criminal Justice Training Network, the University of New Haven, and Manchester and Middlesex Community Colleges.

Major Fox and his wife Lynne are the proud parents of a twelve year old daughter and a ten year old son.   In his free time Major Fox has completed eight marathons, twice breaking the elusive “three-hour” barrier.

Course Expertise

  • Field Training
  • Leadership and Management