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Entries Categorized as 'Law Enforcement'

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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When Kids Are Caged–’Worse Than We Thought’

June 24th, 2018 · 20 Comments · Law Enforcement, National Politics, News and Events

From CT Mirror reporter Anna Radelat: Connecticut lawmakers at the U.S.-Mexico border this weekend said they were moved, and even shocked, by what they saw up close as the effect of the Trump administration’s immigration policy.

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Board And Commission Appointments On City Council Agenda

June 17th, 2018 · 12 Comments · City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Appointments to boards and commissions, including police, fire, ethics, zoning, Water Pollution Control Authority and Port Authority, dominate the City Council agenda for Monday night. See agenda here. See addendum for appointment referrals here.

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