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Entries Tagged as 'AJ Perez'

Officer Reassigned After High-powered Weapon, Ammunition Removed From His Unlocked Vehicle

January 7th, 2017 · 10 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Risky to leave your car unlocked with a high-powered automatic weapon and ammunition inside, especially if you’re a city police officer. That’s what happened Tuesday to Sergeant Bill Simpson, assigned to the swat-like Emergency Services Unit, who has been placed on administrative status after a male neighbor allegedly removed a weapon, ammunition and tactical gear from […]

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Street Dedication For Fallen Police Officer

December 28th, 2016 · 6 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From city Communications Director Av Harris: Mayor Joe Ganim and the Bridgeport Police Department yesterday honored fallen Officer Gerald T. DiJoseph who died while on duty 36 years ago on November 28, 1980. The ceremony began at the Police Memorial followed by a march led by his family to the corner of Washington Avenue and […]

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Bah Humbug! Pereira Disses Mayor’s People At Tree Lighting

December 6th, 2016 · 44 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events

It’s supposed to be peace, love and good cheer for everyone, right? Santa Claus arrives with an elf, poinsettias all around, cupcakes, candy canes, hot chocolate, apple cider, toys for kids, everything free for Friday’s Nob Hill Park neighborhood lighting on the Upper East Side with more than 100 attending. The mayor’s people showed up […]

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Police Seize Truck Used For Illegal Dumping

December 5th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From city Communications Director Av Harris: Bridgeport Police today are announcing they are continuing to crack down on illegal dumping in Bridgeport, seizing a truck used to illegally dump garbage recently. Police are also asking the public to help identify a suspect caught on camera dumping debris on November 29, 2016 at the corner of […]

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New Police Class Sunday

December 3rd, 2016 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Mayor Joe Ganim and Police Chief AJ Perez will swear in a class of 22 recruits into the Police Department Academy Sunday 4 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 45 Lyon Terrace.

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In First Year Back, Ganim Juggles Police Leadership, Low Cop Staffing

November 28th, 2016 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Firefighters, Law Enforcement

Joe Ganim’s political comeback in 2015 was punctuated by a bit of déjà vu. In 1991, the Democratic candidate against Republican incumbent Mary Moran, he carved out a campaign message that focused on strengthening an understaffed Police Department fighting historic violent crime as well as restoring fiscal sanity with a city in bankruptcy court. As […]

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Where’s Wilbur Chapman? ‘C’mon, Wilbur’

November 26th, 2016 · 10 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Earlier this year some City Council members sought to trim the budget by defunding the $120,000 public safety adviser job Mayor Joe Ganim created for a political ally, ex-Police Chief Wilbur Chapman …

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City Police Officers Demoted In Racial Letter Case Oppose Discipline

November 22nd, 2016 · 4 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Lieutenant Lonnie Blackwell and Captain Robert Sapiro will be demoted one rank in connection with the fabrication of a racially charged letter that has generated unrest in the Police Department dating back to the mayoral administration of Bill Finch. Blackwell is president of the Bridgeport Guardians minority police organization. His lawyer, former Mayor Tom Bucci who specializes […]

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