Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local shares this video report of the Police Department’s mounted patrol visiting Trumbull Gardens public housing project.
Entries Tagged as 'Joe Gaudett'
July 1st, 2015 · 32 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Law Enforcement, News and Events
June 30th, 2015 · 55 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events
On a day Mayor Bill Finch announced new public safety initiatives including additional patrols at public housing projects, Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster asserts the public was shut out of the news conference and has issued her own policy suggestions such as a mobile substation, community policing and a makeover of the civilian police board. […]
June 30th, 2015 · 20 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Mayor Bill Finch today announced the Police Department is instituting walking beats in the city’s four public housing complexes and expanding its Safe Corridors program in the area of Trumbull Gardens to enhance safety for kids and families.
June 30th, 2015 · 28 Comments · City Politics, Law Enforcement, News and Events
Calling Mayor Bill Finch’s Monday morning gun violence roundtable with U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal “political theater,” former Mayor Joe Ganim asserts Finch should stop “engaging in PR stunts and take specific steps to improve public safety in Trumbull Gardens and throughout the rest of Bridgeport.” Finch’s campaign manager responded that Ganim is politicizing a tragedy.
June 30th, 2015 · 18 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: But it was an unannounced member of the panel, Police Chief Joseph Gaudett who was sitting in the audience, who took much of the spotlight and the heat of the discussion.
June 17th, 2015 · 19 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Mayor Bill Finch announced the first corporate donor as the city resumes its successful gun buyback program, which over the last three years has taken in more than 1,000 guns. Aquarion is contributing the first $2,500 to the effort.
June 12th, 2015 · 23 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Today, Mayor Bill Finch and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal discussed strategies to strengthen state and federal gun laws to help keep illegal weapons off city streets.
June 11th, 2015 · 38 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
In light of the Thursday shootings, Mayor Bill Finch postponed his scheduled reelection announcement at Captain’s Cove Seaport to join community leaders and local clergy at prayer rallies at the city’s two hospitals, 6 p.m. near Main Street in front of St. Vincent’s Medical Center and 7 p.m. in the courtyard of Bridgeport Hospital. Several […]