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Entries Tagged as 'Jim Honis'

Will Deputy Chief Honis Return To The Cop House?

March 15th, 2013 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement

Nearly two years ago Deputy Chief Jimmy Honis, a member of the police department for 40 years, was placed on administrative leave with pay pending a criminal investigation of a cold case involving the death of a prostitute decades ago. Lawyers for the city are contemplating an agreement that could lead to Honis returning to […]

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In The Red Light District He Was Police Royalty Called ‘Your Honis’

June 16th, 2011 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement

As a kid reporter I was fascinated by the underbelly of the city. The prostitutes on Middle Street. The Hell’s Angels in The Hollow. The boob bars downtown. The gangsters controlling the rackets. When you’re 20 and haven’t a clue you tend to gravitate to those you think have a clue. In 1978 working for the Bridgeport […]

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Deputy Chief Placed On Leave

May 24th, 2011 · 8 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

I’ve known Jimmy Honis for 30 years from his years as an accomplished undercover cop investigating major drug dealers through his rise as deputy chief. Looking into this one. Generally, when a police officer is investigated it is conducted by the department’s Office of Internal Affairs, unless it’s a federal probe. From Mayor Bill Finch: Deputy Chief James Honis […]

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How About Before 2010, Plus: Hoping Quick Cure For Curwen And Meeting On The Lake

August 20th, 2009 · 64 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Will these pols make up their minds! If the Dems had done this from the beginning maybe there’d be a deal. Do they have any clue? From Ken Dixon of the Connecticut Post: HARTFORD – One step forward, then another step back, is the way the precarious budget talks with Gov. M. Jodi Rell are teetering, […]

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Examining The Layoff List, Plus: The Debate, Paul Newman And Blackmail Photos

September 27th, 2008 · 73 Comments · City Budget, Civil Service, National Politics, News and Events

When I look at the layoff list of city employees Mayor Bill Finch released on Thursday I see several with a long history of service to the city. Andrew Abate, who  served as chief of the Water Pollution Control Authority for about 20 years, was let go. Funds for the WPCA come from a separate water fee so […]

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