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Entries Tagged as 'AJ Perez'

Man Shot Dead In East End

August 24th, 2017 · 10 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Update here. From Cedar Attanasio, CT Post: City police said the man who was shot to death as he was working on his car on Sixth Street did not appear to be the intended target of Thursday morning’s shooting.

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City Opens Police Post In P.T.

August 17th, 2017 · 37 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Mayor Joe Ganim and police officials on Thursday opened the city’s latest police post in a first-floor apartment in the P.T. Barnum housing project, joining posts in Trumbull Gardens, the Greene Homes, University of Bridgeport, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, East Main Street, Stratford Avenue, and John Street Downtown. A ninth police post is planned for […]

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Ex Assistant Chief Nardozzi Sues City For Illegal Termination, Claims Deal Between Union And Mayor

August 4th, 2017 · 29 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Politics, Civil Service, Law Enforcement, News and Events

James Nardozzi was hired as assistant chief under Mayor Bill Finch to reel in overtime and then was booted by Mayor Joe Ganim because Nardozzi hit the pocketbook of cops who supported Ganim’s comeback campaign by millions of dollars. That charge, among others, is part of a state lawsuit that Nardozzi has brought against the […]

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New Dog Play Areas At Shelter

August 4th, 2017 · 6 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

News release from mayor’s office: Mayor Ganim, Police Chief AJ Perez, and Chief Animal Control Officer Jennifer Wallace came together today to break ground on three dog play areas at Bridgeport Animal Control (BAC). The BAC has met their goal of raising $40,000 to make building these outdoor play areas possible.

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Police Rescue Dog Locates Child

July 18th, 2017 · 5 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

News release from Police Department: Police are praising a valued member of the force who rescued a missing child. Officer Ryan Mullenax led by his partner Zeus, a proud member of the Bridgeport Police K9 Unit was able to locate a missing 9-year-old special needs child who had wandered away from their home. Zeus was provided […]

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Ganim’s Critical Wakeup Call To Address Violent Crime

July 11th, 2017 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Law Enforcement, News and Events, State Politics

On the 2015 campaign trail, candidate Joe Ganim opened his own police substation, a symbolic gesture in response to a spike in violent crime and a stick in the eye to incumbent Mayor Bill Finch whose perceived inaction with an understaffed police force benefited Ganim’s playbook. There was a hole in the fence at a […]

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Kohut: Bring Back Block Watches

July 2nd, 2017 · 8 Comments · Law Enforcement

City resident Jeff Kohut, an active member of a block watch in the Lake Forest area for years, argues in a commentary one solution to stemming the increase in violent crime is resuscitating block watches in neighborhoods.

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Police Investigate Two Homicides

July 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

These are the days that cause so much community grief, outbursts of violence during the dog days of summer. City police are investigating two homicides in separate Sunday morning incidents, one on the West Side where police were called to a neighbor dispute with a man shot dead and another fatal shooting in the parking lot […]

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