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Entries Categorized as 'Law Enforcement'

Kohut: Real Answer To Police Pursuit Is Technology

April 1st, 2017 · 3 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

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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Regional Approach To Motor Vehicle Enforcement, ‘Boundaries Just Lines On A Map’

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.

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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 […]

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Suspect Armed With Fake Gun In Police-involved Shooting In North End

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.

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Guardians Leader Arraigned On Assault Charges

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.

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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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