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Stat War–Ganim Challenges Finch On Crime Rate, Contends Shootings Up 100 Percent From Last Year

July 1st, 2015 · 20 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Sometimes, crime rates are all about how you interpret the numbers. Former Mayor Joe Ganim, responding to Mayor Bill Finch’s claim that crime is down, contends the number of shootings has doubled from last year.

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When Stopped By A Cop What Do You Do?

June 19th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Law Enforcement, Library, News and Events

What do you do when stopped by the police, in your house, in your car and on the street? Retired Bridgeport Police Lieutenant David Daniels will conduct a conversation about racial profiling and community policing July 18th, 10 a.m. at the Bridgeport Public Library Downtown. The event is sponsored by the Connecticut Stop Violence Movement.

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Gardner: Good Night’s Sleep, Mr. Mayor? The Quest To Work For All Citizens

January 14th, 2015 · 8 Comments · City Politics, Education

Board of Education member Howard Gardner, considering a mayoral run, shares this commentary about the need for a city that works for “all its citizens.” If I’ve learned anything during my first 12 months on the Bridgeport Board of Education, it is this–education reform is hard; not hard as being insolvable; hard in that it […]

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Load Up The U-Haul, David Daniels Moving Back To City

January 7th, 2015 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Retired Police Lieutenant David Daniels, considering a run for mayor, was honored by Mayor Bill Finch Monday night at the start of the City Council meeting for his long service to the city. The mayor’s proclamation noted that Daniels resides in Hamden. But no, Daniels corrected the mayor, I’m a Bridgeport resident again. Well almost, […]

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Daniels, Weighing Mayoral Run, To Be Honored By Finch For Police Work

January 5th, 2015 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Law Enforcement

Retired Police Lieutenant David Daniels, pondering a run for mayor, will be honored by Mayor Bill Finch at the City Council meeting tonight (Monday) at 7 p.m. for his 25 years of dedicated service to the city. Full Council agenda here.

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Ballot Rigged? Election Splits Local Guardians Organization

December 19th, 2014 · 6 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events

The Bridgeport Guardians, a 40-year organization fighting for the rights of minority police officers, is in the throes of a testy organizational struggle between current leader Lonnie Blackwell, a lieutenant who commands the Bridgeport Regional Police Academy, and members supporting the election of Milton Johnson as president.

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Foster To Make Decision About Mayoral Run In January

December 6th, 2014 · 56 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

The length of the holiday shopping list pales in comparison to the list of things to do for a mayoral run. That’s where potential candidates are guided by dear old MOM: money, organization, message. Each category has its own checklist and 2011 Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster is examining her list to determine if a […]

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Will Ganim Get Back In The Game?

November 14th, 2014 · 57 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

About 10 months from a Democratic primary–if there is a Democratic primary–Mayor Bill Finch has amassed a mighty $300,000 campaign warchest in his quest for a third four-year term next year. Several potential candidates have expressed interest in running for mayor while one high-profile pol, former Mayor John Fabrizi, has pulled out, sobered by the […]

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