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Entries Categorized as 'Law Enforcement'

Man Dies From Gunshot To Head In North End

March 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Days from his 19th birthday, Gregory Francilme died Saturday night after he was shot in the head outside an apartment complex on Bretton Street in the North End. Police have a suspect in custody. The victim’s birthday is Monday. Another male was also shot. He underwent surgery in St. Vincent’s Medical Center. Police say he is […]

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City Police Officer Charged With Assault Suspended

March 18th, 2017 · 8 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Davon Polite, a three-year member of the Police Department, was arrested on Thursday on assault and breach of peace charges stemming from an incident last year in The Hollow. He has been suspended without pay, according to Police Chief AJ Perez.

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Who’s Jane Doe?

March 18th, 2017 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Monday night’s City Council agenda includes this item: “Communication from City Attorney re: Proposed Settlement of Pending Litigation with Jane Doe, referred to Miscellaneous Matters Committee.”

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Public Hearing For Stafstrom’s Open-Carry Legislation

March 14th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Bridgeport State Rep. Steve Stafstrom is co-sponsoring legislation “To require individuals who openly carrying a pistol or revolver to produce their permit upon request of a law enforcement officer if the firearm is visible to such officer.” See the bill here. A public hearing is scheduled for Wednesday 10 a.m. in Room 2C of the Legislative […]

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Cat Fight–Brawl At Frankie’s Diner

March 13th, 2017 · 46 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Videos gone viral capture a brawl among young women at Frankie’s Diner on Barnum Avenue Saturday night.

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GoFundMe Page To Bring Victim Home

February 28th, 2017 · 7 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: Nidia “Yubi” Gonzalez had come here from her native Guatemala to make a better life for herself and now her family is trying to raise money to bring her body home.

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Police Investigate Weekend Violence, Arrest Made

February 26th, 2017 · 20 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Update here. From CT Post reporter Cedar Attanasio: A blood-soaked curb marked the spot on Berkshire Avenue where a man was fatally shot Friday night.

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Deputy Chief Honis-’Waiter At The Last Supper’-Retiring–’A Cop’s Cop’

February 24th, 2017 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Deputy Chief Jimmy Honis, the legendary 47-year veteran of the city Police Department who took on bad guys with brain and brawn, battled police chiefs who didn’t want him and survived local and federal investigations, will reportedly retire next Friday, according to several city sources. And with it will come a city payout involving accumulated […]

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