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David Daniels Considers Mayoral Run

July 27th, 2014 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Cops, News and Events

UPDATE, statement from Daniels; Retired city police officer David Daniels is synonymous with community policing. He recently retired from the police department after serving 25 years, most of it as a leader in community policing. Two years ago he had a falling out with city leadership that led to his removal as head of the […]

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Retirements, Lure Of Better Pay Elsewhere Craters Cop Staffing Levels

July 25th, 2014 · 40 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Cops, News and Events

The Police Department has lost 30 sworn officers so far this year to retirement and better paying job opportunities in Connecticut communities, dwindling law enforcement strength to under 400 for the first time in two decades with the specter of losing dozens more to retirement come January 2015.

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Fatal Shooting In East End

July 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Cops, News and Events

From Bill Kaempffer, public safety spokesman: Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Wednesday night in the city’s East End. Police were dispatched to Jefferson Street between Newfield and Seaview avenues on a report of gunfire and a possible shooting victim.

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Malloy, Finch Announce Funds For Youth Violence Prevention

July 15th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Cops, News and Events

News release from Brett Broesder, Mayor Finch’s communications director: Today, Governor Malloy and Mayor Bill Finch joined local community leaders, to announce the allocation of $671,250 in Youth Violence Prevention Grants from the state to the Park City.

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Defendant In Justin Thompson Slaying Found Not Guilty

July 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Cops, News and Events

From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: Local and state police rushed to the Main Street courthouse Friday afternoon as Laheem “Heeme” Jones, was found not guilty of fatally shooting 14-year-old Justin Thompson two years ago.

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City Detective Cleared In Shooting Death Of Armed Man

July 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Cops, News and Events

State’s Attorney David Cohen has concluded city Detective Chris Borona’s use of deadly force involving the shooting of Bryan Stukes in April of 2013 was justified.

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Police Investigate Six Shootings, Two Dead–Chief Gaudett: A Really Trying Night

July 6th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Cops, News and Events

“Three separate incidents, six people shot, two people dead,” Police Chief Joe Gaudett said Sunday. “I am very proud of the work that all of our officers do every day, but especially last night. It was a really trying night last night.” From Bill Kaempffer, city police spokesman: Detectives are investigating three overnight incidents that left […]

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