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Entries Categorized as 'Law Enforcement'

‘Bridgeport’s Newest Ethics Commissioner, One Wild And Crazy Guy’–McCarthy: Get Lost

June 29th, 2017 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Ethics commissioner “Doctor” Noel Kayo’s story is getting better every day. Pinched for allegedly patronizing a prostitute, or what police say he thought was a prostitute, the “doctor” who’s not licensed to practice in Connecticut could easily be clubbing with Steve Martin. Now here’s a novel idea, how about the Ethics Commission meeting at city clubs? […]

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Prostitution Intent? Or Was Ethics Commissioner Set Up?

June 28th, 2017 · 18 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

CT Post reporter Dan Tepfer chronicles the bizarre story of city ethics commissioner Noel Kayo’s adventure at a Stratford hotel. Ethics commissioner Dr. Noel Kayo has an ethics dilemma of his own after police said they busted him outside a hotel here for mistaking a local woman for the prostitute he had ordered online.

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Legislative Tension Rises Over Police Misconduct Bill

June 6th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Law Enforcement, News and Events, State Politics

From Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror: A debate Monday over the police use of force laid bare partisan, racial and geographic divisions in the Connecticut House, where black and Puerto Rican Democrats united behind a bill whose very title, An Act Concerning Police Misconduct, was branded an insult to law enforcement by the House Republican leader.

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A City Budget, A State Budget Unfinished, So Many Questions

June 6th, 2017 · 2 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Education, Law Enforcement, State Politics

Hartford is a complete maddening mess in the final days of the legislative session that looks like a special session will be required to pass a state budget. It was one of several topics that citizen budget scrutineer John Marshall Lee addressed to the City Council Monday night. I know that State grants to cities […]

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Church Leaders Seek Answers In Police-Involved Shooting

June 3rd, 2017 · 65 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Facing a recent increase in violent crime, Mayor Joe Ganim on Friday declared June 2nd Gun Violence Awareness Day. See video above. Meanwhile, church leaders are pressing Ganim and law enforcement officials for more updates and reforms following the police-involved shooting death of 15-year-old Jayson Negron who police say was driving a stolen vehicle that was […]

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Does It Matter Where They Live? 30 Percent Of Uniformed Services Reside In City

May 25th, 2017 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Firefighters, Law Enforcement

About 30 percent of Bridgeport’s 702 public safety officers reside in the city, according to statistics provided by the city for members of police and fire services.

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Paris: Cops See The Best And Worst Of Humanity And Everything In Between

May 21st, 2017 · 19 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Chuck Paris, president of the Bridgeport Police union, has seen a lot in his years on the force as well as the roughly 400 others who currently put on a uniform. In this commentary that first appeared in the CT Post, Paris shares his perspective on the death of 15-year-old Jayson Negron in a police-involved […]

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‘Don’t Dump, That’s Stupid, You’ll Get Arrested’

May 19th, 2017 · 27 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Asserting if you dump on Bridgeport you’ll be arrested, Mayor Joe Ganim citing the aid of neighborhood cameras announced on Thursday the city’s efforts in the war on blight including the arrest of a man unloading nearly 50 tires on the side of a road in the East End and another caught dumping a Jacuzzi nearby.

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