Bridgeport block watch resident Jeff Kohut, a 2011 mayoral candidate, weighs in on the new regional law enforcement approach to pursue suspects in violation of motor vehicle laws, asserting “What is really needed, as I’ve been preaching verbally and in print in the media for years, is better use of technology in detecting/tracking criminal behavior.”
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April 1st, 2017 · 3 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
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April 1st, 2017 · 5 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
You want regionalism? When it comes to traffic enforcement, so do police chiefs from six area departments: Bridgeport, Stratford, Fairfield, Trumbull, Monroe and Easton. See video above courtesy of Doing It Local.
Settlement Of Lonnie Blackwell’s Discrimination Lawsuit On City Council Agenda, Ganim To Submit Budget
March 30th, 2017 · 5 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events
The agenda for Monday night’s City Council meeting includes a “Communication from City Attorney re: Proposed Settlement of Pending Litigation with Lonnie Blackwell, referred to Miscellaneous Matters Committee.” The issue stems from a federal discrimination lawsuit filed more than three years ago in which Blackwell, former head of the Guardians minority police organization, claims he […]
March 30th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
Update on this story here regarding fake weapon. Original story: A police investigation into street robberies in the North End Wednesday night led to a police-involved shooting on Woodmont Avenue in which an 18-year-old armed man was shot in the face, according to police. State police are investigating the incident.
March 29th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: A city police officer was arraigned Wednesday on assault charges for allegedly beating a city resident following a car collision in September.
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 […]
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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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.”