James Nardozzi was brought in as assistant chief to reel in police overtime under Mayor Bill Finch. He appeared to do that for a while, did not endear himself to some police officers who supported Joe Ganim for mayor and then found himself out of a job during a reorganization of the department. He wants […]
Entries Tagged as 'Dan Tepfer'
April 18th, 2016 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events
February 3rd, 2016 · 14 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
Human skulls, a high priest in the Santeria religion, neighbors terrified of a curse. All of this and more playing out in the drug investigation of Felix Delgado.
January 14th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Jimmy Pickerstein was the lawyer a variety of white collar offenders throughout the decades hired to cut a plea deal in federal court. On Thursday, the former top federal prosecutor in Connecticut entered a guilty plea in federal court in Bridgeport to stealing money from a mobbed-up client. Representing Pickerstein are two of Connecticut’s top […]
December 2nd, 2015 · 26 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
UPDATE: The police news Bill Finch suppressed in his final days as mayor has been released, a retired black police officer has been charged with conspiring to concoct racial hatred in the department in which he claims a black superior Lieutenant Lonnie Blackwell, president of the Guardians minority police organization, put him up to it. Retired […]
November 15th, 2015 · 13 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post Prosecutors were waiting last month for key evidence in a murder trial–$9,535 that had been seized by cops from the accused killer’s home. But when Sgt. Luigi Tucciarone pulled open the heavy door of the decades-old safe in the Bridgeport Police Department’s record room, the money was gone.
August 3rd, 2015 · 38 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events
In the Sunday edition of the CT Post, reporter Dan Tepfer chronicles election-year challenges to secure crime statistics from the Police Department as public safety emerges as a key issue in the race for mayor. OIB has received a copy of the official police report that shows crime overall is down the first six months […]
July 25th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events
There’s nothing like a pair of 79-year-old cashews blowing in the breeze. What’s going on in this world when a near octogenarian cannot air out his twins on the balcony of his Cartright Street apartment.
July 15th, 2015 · 26 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement
Politics in the cop shop? No way. Police Chief Joe Gaudett, in a memo to “All Commands,” clarifies rules regarding political activities during work hours. Assistant Police Chief James Nardozzi says he believes the department’s rationale also comes under the Hatch Act that precludes some federal employees from engaging in political activities in the workplace.