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Entries Categorized as 'Law Enforcement'

C’Mon Man, How About My Van?

August 16th, 2018 · 7 Comments · City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events

John Marshall Lee provides an update on Linda Lee’s towed van. A good day to see what Acting Chief AJ Perez has arranged for Ms. Linda Lee in order to recover her van towed as authorized by Police Department. (This was the Silver Ford Econoline Van that was registered, plates were on, taxes paid, and insurance […]

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Police Captain Accused Of Racist Texts Retires

August 13th, 2018 · 26 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Captain Mark Straubel, a top aide to Police Chief Armando Perez, has announced his retirement following assertions he wrote racist text remarks about another captain that were turned over by a former city police officer who now works for the Stratford Police Department.

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Roach’s Police Board Reappointment Goes To Full City Council

August 11th, 2018 · 32 Comments · City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Public Safety Committee members Ernie Newton, Kyle Langan and Karen Jackson voted no to confirm the reappointment of Danny Roach, a longtime friend and ally of Mayor Joe Ganim, to the Police Commission. Jack Banta, Eneida Martinez and Maria Valle voted yes. Committee chair Michelle Lyons broke the tie in favor of Roach. The full […]

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Tag And Tow–A Taxpayer’s Car Held Ransom

August 9th, 2018 · 5 Comments · City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events

City watchdog John Marshall Lee shares this commentary about a woman’s nightmarish encounter with government bureaucracy at a hefty price tag. A Bridgeport homeowner taxpayer owned a vehicle parked in front of her home on Freeman Street. The vehicle was moved regularly as used. That is not the pattern with some other autos on that […]

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Judge Radcliffe: Police Response Time Disturbing

August 2nd, 2018 · 27 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: Superior Court Judge Dale Radcliffe said he had enough of people making complaints to the Police Department of pending crime, only to be told to go to the court the next day and file for a civil protective order.

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Council President Nieves: Zero Tolerance For Racism

August 1st, 2018 · 31 Comments · City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events

City Council President Aidee Nieves shares this statement following reassignment of a police captain for allegations he wrote racist texts. I am appalled and shocked by the allegations that Captain Straubel engaged in derogatory commentary about fellow police officers. If any of these allegations are true, Captain Straubel really has no choice but to resign.

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Police Captain Reassigned For Alleged Racist Texts

July 30th, 2018 · 22 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Captain Mark Straubel, a top aide to Police Chief Armando Perez, is on administrative leave (with pay) pending assertions he wrote racist text remarks about another captain that were turned over by a former city police officer who now works for the Stratford Police Department.

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City Lawyer To Councilwoman Mom: Shush

July 24th, 2018 · 16 Comments · City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: As a mother, City Councilwoman Karen Jackson’s instinct when her son was allegedly beaten and shocked with a Taser after fleeing the cops was to defend the 15-year-old. Now Jackson says that City Hall is trying to shut her up.

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