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Entries Categorized as 'Law Enforcement'

Does It Matter Where They Live? 30 Percent Of Uniformed Services Reside In City

May 25th, 2017 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Firefighters, Law Enforcement

About 30 percent of Bridgeport’s 702 public safety officers reside in the city, according to statistics provided by the city for members of police and fire services.

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Paris: Cops See The Best And Worst Of Humanity And Everything In Between

May 21st, 2017 · 19 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Chuck Paris, president of the Bridgeport Police union, has seen a lot in his years on the force as well as the roughly 400 others who currently put on a uniform. In this commentary that first appeared in the CT Post, Paris shares his perspective on the death of 15-year-old Jayson Negron in a police-involved […]

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‘Don’t Dump, That’s Stupid, You’ll Get Arrested’

May 19th, 2017 · 27 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Asserting if you dump on Bridgeport you’ll be arrested, Mayor Joe Ganim citing the aid of neighborhood cameras announced on Thursday the city’s efforts in the war on blight including the arrest of a man unloading nearly 50 tires on the side of a road in the East End and another caught dumping a Jacuzzi nearby.

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What’s Your Take On Special Counsel For Russia Investigation?

May 17th, 2017 · 9 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From the Wall Street Journal: Former FBI Director Robert Mueller III was appointed as special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, giving him wide latitude to explore potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow.

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Chief Perez: I Will Never Allow That To Happen Again

May 13th, 2017 · 28 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From the CT Post: One of the most upsetting aspects of the shooting of Jayson Negron by a police officer was the way his body was treated.

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Autopsy Reveals Teen Died From Gunshot Wounds To Chest

May 11th, 2017 · 11 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: UPDATE here. Fifteen-year-old Jayson Negron died from gunshot wounds to the chest the autopsy shows.

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Teen Dead, Officers Injured In Shooting, Community Sorrow

May 10th, 2017 · 24 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Update here. A teen is dead, another male wounded and three officers suffered injuries following a police-involved shooting Tuesday afternoon. State law enforcement, as is protocol, has taken over the investigation. “Relatives have identified the dead teen as 16-year-old Jayson Negron, of Bridgeport. His passenger, 21-year-old Julian Fyffe, the grandson of a decorated city police officer, […]

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City Council To Act On Blackwell Settlement, Catholic Center Proposal

April 29th, 2017 · 37 Comments · City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events

The appointment of former State Rep. Hector Diaz to the Board of Police Commissioners, settlement of pending federal litigation with city police officer Lonnie Blackwell and resolution regarding a grant application authorization for school construction work at the Catholic Center on Jewett Avenue are among the agenda items for Monday night’s City Council meeting. For more on […]

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