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Entries Tagged as 'Bill Kaempffer'

Ruff Day For Robber, Balu Tracks Shoeless Suspect

August 15th, 2014 · 7 Comments · Cops, News and Events

From Bill Kaempffer, police spokesman: A shoeless teen faces robbery and weapons charges after police interrupted an attempted armed robbery on Fairfield Avenue.

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City Cop Charged With Excessive Force For Beardsley Park Stomping, Suspended Without Pay

August 8th, 2014 · 7 Comments · Cops, News and Events

The stomping of a city man in Beardsley Park in 2011 has led to the federal indictment of  city police officer Clive Higgins on civil rights violations. The two other officers involved in the kicking of a suspect have entered guilty pleas in the matter. The officer was placed on unpaid suspension, according to city […]

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Retirements, Lure Of Better Pay Elsewhere Craters Cop Staffing Levels

July 25th, 2014 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Cops, News and Events

The Police Department has lost 30 sworn officers so far this year to retirement and better paying job opportunities in Connecticut communities, dwindling law enforcement strength to under 400 for the first time in two decades with the specter of losing dozens more to retirement come January 2015.

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Fatal Shooting In East End

July 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Cops, News and Events

From Bill Kaempffer, public safety spokesman: Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Wednesday night in the city’s East End. Police were dispatched to Jefferson Street between Newfield and Seaview avenues on a report of gunfire and a possible shooting victim.

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Police Investigate Six Shootings, Two Dead–Chief Gaudett: A Really Trying Night

July 6th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Cops, News and Events

“Three separate incidents, six people shot, two people dead,” Police Chief Joe Gaudett said Sunday. “I am very proud of the work that all of our officers do every day, but especially last night. It was a really trying night last night.” From Bill Kaempffer, city police spokesman: Detectives are investigating three overnight incidents that left […]

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Soccer Celebration Leads To Arrests

June 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Cops, News and Events

From city police spokesman Bill Kaempffer: Four people were arrested Monday during a large celebration following a World Cup match.

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Police Seek Help Identifying Robbery Suspect

June 20th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Cops, News and Events

From Bill Kaempffer, public safety spokesman: Detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying an armed robber who held up a Wood Avenue restaurant Thursday evening.

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