From Dan Tepfer, CT Post For nearly 40 years the Guardians, an organization of minority city police officers, have fought for racial equality in the Police Department.
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October 9th, 2016 · 20 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
September 15th, 2016 · 5 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: Two police officers, who were working as bouncers in a Main Street bar when police raided it and found more than 70 underage drinkers, have been suspended without pay.
Following Violence, Malloy Pledges Additional Support, Ganim To Reconstitute Housing Authority Board
September 1st, 2016 · 8 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
Governor Dan Malloy, in a Thursday press conference at the Troop G State Police Barracks, announced he’ll authorize law enforcement support for the city in the wake of a recent spike in violent crime. Mayor Joe Ganim also announced, at the urging of the federal Housing and Urban Development, he’ll replace the board of the […]
July 13th, 2016 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events
It’s generally not a good idea to tell city police officers you think you’re an important person in town, especially when they’re about to arrest you. City Councilman Jose Casco, who sits on two key committees, Budget and Appropriations and Ordinances, was arrested Sunday night in a domestic violence dispute involving his wife. He has […]
June 18th, 2016 · 3 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: It was pandemonium outside the Main Street courthouse Friday morning, people beating each other with baseball bats and wrenches while others stomped on cars following a controversial slaying sentencing.
May 29th, 2016 · 20 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post An error by city police officers, compounded by a state judicial clerk, means more than 80 Sacred Heart University students ticketed for allegedly using fake IDs are facing misdemeanor charges that could leave them with criminal records.
May 14th, 2016 · 33 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: Three months after he was acquitted by a jury of charges in connection with a gangland shooting on a downtown street, 18-year-old Khalil Diaz was shot to death Friday in a car in the Hollow section of the city.
May 10th, 2016 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events
We live in a crazy world where good people do nutty stuff. As a young federal prosecutor Jimmy Pickerstein investigated public corruption in Bridgeport, imprisoned Hell’s Angels Danny Bifield and probed crooked cops. As a seasoned criminal defense attorney he represented Paul Pinto in the Joe Ganim federal corruption probe as well as many other wayward […]