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Man Shot Dead Downtown

April 20th, 2017 · 5 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Cedar Atanasio, CT Post: A Stamford man in his 20s was shot dead across from McLevy Green in downtown Bridgeport early Thursday morning.

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City Welcomes 26 Police Recruits

April 11th, 2017 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

On the 2015 campaign trail, Joe Ganim promised to hire 100 new police officers for a department thinned out by retirements and departures to other communities. On Monday Ganim welcomed 26 new police recruits bringing him closer to his goal when they hit the streets following nine months of combined training between the police academy […]

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U Drive U Text U Pay

April 3rd, 2017 · 1 Comment · Law Enforcement, News and Events

City news release: From April 4 to April 30, 2017, Bridgeport Police will be out in force looking for distracted drivers as part of the U Drive. U Text. U Pay. campaign, a high-visibility effort to enforce distracted-driving laws.

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City Police Officer Charged With Assault Suspended

March 18th, 2017 · 8 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Davon Polite, a three-year member of the Police Department, was arrested on Thursday on assault and breach of peace charges stemming from an incident last year in The Hollow. He has been suspended without pay, according to Police Chief AJ Perez.

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Cat Fight–Brawl At Frankie’s Diner

March 13th, 2017 · 46 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Videos gone viral capture a brawl among young women at Frankie’s Diner on Barnum Avenue Saturday night.

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Police Investigate Weekend Violence, Arrest Made

February 26th, 2017 · 20 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Update here. From CT Post reporter Cedar Attanasio: A blood-soaked curb marked the spot on Berkshire Avenue where a man was fatally shot Friday night.

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Pricey Public Safety Consultant Chapman Also Had Difficulty Controlling Overtime As Chief

January 30th, 2017 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Law Enforcement

Mayor Joe Ganim’s public safety consultant Wilbur Chapman, hired at $120,000 per year to reel in police overtime, had trouble doing that very thing when he was Bridgeport police chief even though he had 100 more sworn officers at his deployment disposal, according to a review of overtime statistics and staffing levels provided by multiple […]

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Cops File Overtime Complaints

January 27th, 2017 · 10 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post:  Several city police officers have filed complaints alleging Acting Chief Armando “A.J.” Perez illegally withheld overtime.

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