Government watchdog John Marshall Lee attended the send-off session of the Board of Education last Monday as five newly elected members await their first full meeting December 9. He shares this report: As November comes to a close so does meeting activities of City elected officials. The most significant final meeting of a Board was last Monday […]
Entries Tagged as 'Joe Gaudett'
December 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events
November 26th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Cops, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: Four city police detectives have been placed on desk duty while state police determine which one fatally shot a suspected gun runner Monday night during an undercover operation on the East Side.
November 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Cops, News and Events
From Bill Kaempffer, public safety spokesman: Mayor Bill Finch hosted Governor Dannel Malloy Tuesday at a community discussion about urban violence and progress the City has made to reduce crime. “Today, we have a wide range of people represented here,” said Mayor Finch. “Law enforcement. Community organizations. Community leaders. Lawmakers. That’s important because police alone […]
November 26th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Cops, News and Events
Update: Chief Gaudett statement Governor Dan Malloy is scheduled to be in Bridgeport Tuesday afternoon (today) to join Mayor Bill Finch, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and Congressman Jim Himes for a panel discussion on violence reduction efforts in Bridgeport and statewide, according to the city’s public safety spokesman Bill Kaempffer. The discussion will take place […]
November 21st, 2013 · 2 Comments · Cops, News and Events
Police officials will visit the Success Village (Success and Granfield Avenues) today at 3:30 p.m. distributing “friendly reminder” cards featuring tips to avoid being victims of car break-ins and burglaries, according to police spokesman Bill Kaempffer.
November 16th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Cops, News and Events
From Bill Kaempffer, city police spokesman: City vice officers in cooperation with state and federal authorities arrested three people Thursday after breaking up a sex trafficking operation in the city. The operation centered in the Hollow neighborhood and involved the rotation of women, mainly of Mexican descent, between New York and Bridgeport to work as […]
November 15th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Cops, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: A $10 million federal lawsuit claims Bridgeport police officials closed their eyes to a rampage by three rogue officers allowing them to leave a nearly two-year trail of abuse and brutality.