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Entries Categorized as 'Law Enforcement'

Police Rescue Dog Locates Child

July 18th, 2017 · 5 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

News release from Police Department: Police are praising a valued member of the force who rescued a missing child. Officer Ryan Mullenax led by his partner Zeus, a proud member of the Bridgeport Police K9 Unit was able to locate a missing 9-year-old special needs child who had wandered away from their home. Zeus was provided […]

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Following Prostitution Bust, An Ethics Commission Kayo

July 15th, 2017 · 10 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: The ethics commission member accused of soliciting a prostitute has “with great reluctance” resigned. But Dr. Noel Kayo also wrote in his letter to Mayor Joe Ganim that he hoped to again volunteer for a municipal board after he clears his “good name and reputation.”

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Male Shot At Captain’s Cove

July 12th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

A male was shot near the boardwalk and parking lot of Captain’s Cove Seaport Tuesday night, according to police. Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local, who shares a video above, reports that witnesses heard at least six shots. The victim was taken to St. Vincent’s Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries.

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Ganim’s Critical Wakeup Call To Address Violent Crime

July 11th, 2017 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Law Enforcement, News and Events, State Politics

On the 2015 campaign trail, candidate Joe Ganim opened his own police substation, a symbolic gesture in response to a spike in violent crime and a stick in the eye to incumbent Mayor Bill Finch whose perceived inaction with an understaffed police force benefited Ganim’s playbook. There was a hole in the fence at a […]

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Shots Fired Near Mayor While Visiting Family Of Homicide Victim

July 6th, 2017 · 14 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

 From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: There are times when it seems excessive for the mayor of a city with overtaxed residents and an overstretched police force to have a detective as a chauffeur. Thursday morning was not one of those times.

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A Dick’s Life–New-World Journalism Versus The Memories Working At 410 State Street

July 2nd, 2017 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, Media

It’s a community institution where some of us got our start at 410 State Street Downtown. Now the once family-owned Connecticut Post is a key component of Hearst Connecticut Media’s corporate journalism with a mighty digital and hard-copy readership that stretches from Greenwich to New Haven and includes newspapers in Danbury and Middletown and also […]

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Kohut: Bring Back Block Watches

July 2nd, 2017 · 8 Comments · Law Enforcement

City resident Jeff Kohut, an active member of a block watch in the Lake Forest area for years, argues in a commentary one solution to stemming the increase in violent crime is resuscitating block watches in neighborhoods.

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Police Investigate Two Homicides

July 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

These are the days that cause so much community grief, outbursts of violence during the dog days of summer. City police are investigating two homicides in separate Sunday morning incidents, one on the West Side where police were called to a neighbor dispute with a man shot dead and another fatal shooting in the parking lot […]

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