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Entries Tagged as 'AJ Perez'

Police Captain Accused Of Racist Texts Retires

August 13th, 2018 · 26 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Captain Mark Straubel, a top aide to Police Chief Armando Perez, has announced his retirement following 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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Tag And Tow–A Taxpayer’s Car Held Ransom

August 9th, 2018 · 5 Comments · City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events

City watchdog John Marshall Lee shares this commentary about a woman’s nightmarish encounter with government bureaucracy at a hefty price tag. A Bridgeport homeowner taxpayer owned a vehicle parked in front of her home on Freeman Street. The vehicle was moved regularly as used. That is not the pattern with some other autos on that […]

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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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Gander Ganim, Lamont Finance Reports For Governor

July 11th, 2018 · 23 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Mayor Joe Ganim loaned his campaign for governor another $25,000 on June 30 bringing in total $60,000 he has loaned among the nearly $800,000 raised, according to the latest filing with the State Elections Enforcement Commission. See Ganim finance report here. The finance report ending June 30 shows the campaign had on hand $316,343.10. Ganim and […]

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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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Surveillance System Features More Than 1,000 Cameras In City

June 11th, 2018 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

A law enforcement tool includes more than 1,000 cameras in city neighborhoods to catch bad guys, but could the good intent become intrusive? We lose some liberties in the cause of public safety. The Police Department has expanded the Fusion Center operated out of the Margaret Morton Government Center at 999 Broad Street, an advancement […]

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