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Entries Categorized as 'Law Enforcement'

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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Internal Affairs Examining Excessive Force Charges Against Councilwoman’s Son

July 19th, 2018 · 23 Comments · City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: The Police Department’s Office of Internal Affairs is investigating whether cops used excessive force, including painful shocks from a Taser, on City Councilwoman Karen Jackson’s son.

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Protesters Want ICE Iced, 35 Arrested For Blocking Federal Courthouse

July 2nd, 2018 · 4 Comments · Law Enforcement, National Politics, News and Events

News release from rally organizers. Hartford Courant article here. Hartford, CT — Today, hundreds protested outside Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) to call for the abolition of ICE, a deadly institution that is caging Connecticut immigrants and tearing apart families every day. ICE unfairly jails immigrants while they await a decision on their immigration status, […]

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OIB Poll: The Search For Police Chief, AJ Perez Or Someone New?

June 25th, 2018 · 8 Comments · Law Enforcement

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Perez In Police Chief Competition With 10 Other Applicants

June 25th, 2018 · 13 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Acting Police Chief Armando “A.J.” Perez has to compete with 10 other applicants for his job–including two other unidentified members of Bridgeport’s finest.

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