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Entries Categorized as 'Law Enforcement'

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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Examine Demographics Of Police And Fire Recruits

April 26th, 2017 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Firefighters, Law Enforcement

Since Joe Ganim’s return to the mayoralty on December 1, 2015 he has added more than 100 public safety officers, 79 in the Police Department and 36 in the Fire Department. Several OIB readers have asked about the demographic breakdown in the respective departments during that period. Following an OIB request to the city here’s […]

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A Resident’s Perspective, Downtown Safe, Tiago’s A Problem

April 22nd, 2017 · 37 Comments · Development and Zoning, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Doug Davidoff, an active member of the Downtown scene, shares his perspective as a neighborhood resident originally posted in the OIB comments section. He writes Downtown is active and safe. One problem area, however, is Tiago’s Bar and Grill, owned by Deputy Director of Public Works Joe Tiago. Davidoff also shares a recent video that […]

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Police Chief: Downtown Safe

April 21st, 2017 · 22 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From the CT Post: “There’s absolutely no problems there,” Perez said. “Downtown is one of the safest places in Bridgeport.”

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Man Shot Dead Downtown

April 20th, 2017 · 5 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Cedar Atanasio, CT Post: A Stamford man in his 20s was shot dead across from McLevy Green in downtown Bridgeport early Thursday morning.

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Trump’s Wall? Money For Seven Miles

April 16th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Story by T. Christian Miller of ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning newsroom. During the campaign, President Donald Trump promised to build a wall across the southern border some 1,000 miles long. The number of miles the president currently has money for: seven.

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