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Entries Categorized as 'Law Enforcement'

The City Council’s Chief Thode Intervention–Semantics Of ‘Appointment’ Versus ‘Contract’

October 28th, 2017 · 30 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Firefighters, Law Enforcement, News and Events

When the City Council’s Contracts Committee went into caucus Wednesday night to discuss the contract terms for Fire Chief Richard Thode the chief made one thing very clear: “I am receiving just my city paycheck. No pension. Please clear that up with your readers.” The reference was to some OIB reader comments that the chief […]

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Task Force Investigates Cyberspace Crimes

October 23rd, 2017 · 1 Comment · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From CT U.S. Attorney’s Office: United States Attorney Deirdre M. Daly and representatives of federal, state and local law enforcement today announced the formation of the Connecticut Cyber Task Force to investigate complex crimes in cyberspace.

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Watch: North End Public Safety Meeting

October 20th, 2017 · 36 Comments · City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events

North End City Council members from the 134th District Michelle Lyons and AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia organized a public safety forum Thursday night at Blackham School. OIB friend Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local provides video coverage that opens with Police Chief AJ Perez addressing neighborhood residents.

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Barber Dies Protecting Customers

October 16th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: Deon Rodney died a hero.

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Judge Tosses Martinez Complaint In Personal Battle With Pereira

October 12th, 2017 · 172 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events

When it comes to issues, Board of Education member Maria Pereira and school board candidate Jessica Martinez are pure passion. They’ve occasionally dueled in the comments section of OIB. It can be personal and even litigious.

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‘No Black Heroes’–Bailey’s Book Chronicles Struggles Of Black Police Officers

September 25th, 2017 · 9 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Retired Bridgeport Police Lieutenant Ron Bailey is one of a kind, for sure. He battled bad guys, establishment guys, police chiefs and racism. He investigated, infiltrated and broke up sinister gangs. Most of us duck verbal slings and arrows. Bailey ducked gunfire that was intended for him. Four years ago, after 30 years on the […]

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Going, But Not Gone Yet

September 19th, 2017 · 8 Comments · City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Only a few regular meetings remain for the current City Council that will be replaced by a new legislative body with some new faces in December. Citizen fiscal watchdog John Marshall Lee revisited some questions he has presented to the current configuration during an address to councilors Monday night.

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In East End 5 Arrested At Victim’s Memorial

September 16th, 2017 · 9 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Tara O’Neill, CT Post: Eric Diaz 19, of Bridgeport, was found shot in the stomach near that intersection at around 10 p.m. Thursday, police spokesman Av Harris said. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital, and his death remains under investigation.

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