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Gaudett: We’re Not Keeping Info From Public, Takes Hit For Media Communication Lapses

August 4th, 2015 · 30 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Following a Connecticut Post front-page article Sunday challenging the veracity of information coming out of the Police Department, Mayor Bill Finch’s communications team and Police Chief Joe Gaudett have announced a “three-pronged plan for enhancing media access to information from the Bridgeport Police Department.”

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Coughlin To Handle Public Safety Communications Duties

August 3rd, 2015 · 11 Comments · Firefighters, Law Enforcement, News and Events

With public safety a key city issue in recent weeks from police staffing levels to neighborhood crime, a communications aide in the mayor’s office has been named a temporary, part-time public information officer, according to Communications Director Brett Broesder. Kevin Coughlin replaces Bill Kaempffer who is currently on leave due to a medical issue.

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Finch Recognizes Heroic Boy Who Saved His Mother

April 18th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, Firefighters, News and Events

From public safety spokesman Bill Kaempffer: Mayor Bill Finch proclaimed April 17, 2015, as Alexander Cody Day in the City of Bridgeport. Alexander called 911 after his mother suffered multiple seizures and provided operators from 911 and AMR with key, potentially life-saving information.

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Paging Miss Piggy–Dude, This Is Some Great Slop!

April 16th, 2015 · 6 Comments · News and Events

Hmmm, city pols take notice. There’s always a home in the animal shelter. From public safety spokesman Bill Kaempffer: The mystery of the roaming pig has been solved–and she will travel to new, green pastures. Lolita, the 50-plus pound, five-month-old pot bellied pig was found roaming in the city’s North End Saturday by a family […]

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Police Investigate Three Shootings

April 14th, 2015 · 7 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: Police are investigating three shootings that occurred Monday, one that left a local man in critical condition.

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Shooting In Hollow Kills Store Owner

April 11th, 2015 · 6 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Update from public safety spokesman Bill Kaempffer: Our city’s fifth homicide of the year occurred yesterday at just after 3 p.m. The victim, 57-year-old Jose Salgado and his wife were working in their store, Sapiao’s Grocery at 351 Lexington Ave, when two men came in to rob them, both armed with handguns. They demanded the […]

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Don’t Text And Drive

April 1st, 2015 · 1 Comment · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From public safety spokesman Bill Kaempffer: The Bridgeport Police Department, along with the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Office, today announced the kick-off of “U DRIVE. U TEXT. U PAY”–an effort to crackdown on motorists who choose to text, talk or otherwise distract themselves from the task of driving by using a hand-held mobile […]

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Another Man Shot Dead In North End

March 26th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

UPDATE: video of Gaudett news briefing. For a second consecutive day, a shooting has claimed a life in the North End. Police say a 30-year-old construction worker on Chopsey Hill Road near Pond Street was shot dead Thursday morning by a man now in custody who apparently had asked about a job. Police have arrested […]

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