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Yale Police Protest New Firearms Qualification Policy

November 8, 2016
Rich Simons, the YPBA president and a YPD patrolman, said he found the new policy restrictive and the 30-day time frame most troubling. He said the University cannot expect officers to pass the test in such a short period without providing them with a reliable location to practice shooting.

CT SWAT Officers Breathe in Fentanyl, Heroin During Drug Raid

September 15, 2016
A flash-bang grenade tossed into a stash house in Hartford, CT, Tuesday night kicked up powdered fentanyl and heroin that SWAT officers raiding the building breathed in, police said.

CT Trooper, 2 Bystanders Pull Man from Burning Car

August 25, 2016
David Bartlett was driving east on Route 72 in Plainville on Tuesday morning when he lost control of his Pontiac Grand Prix and struck a metal guard rail before slamming into a bridge. More Here.

Video: CT Trooper, 2 Bystanders Pull Man from Burning Car

August 25, 2016
David Bartlett was driving east on Route 72 in Plainville on Tuesday morning when he lost control of his Pontiac Grand Prix and struck a metal guard rail before slamming into a bridge.

Video: Retired Connecticut Detective Attends Woman's Graduation Decades after Rescuing Her as a Girl

May 20, 2016
Aponte said she always wondered about the man in the photograph, her so-called guardian angel.

Retired Connecticut Detective Attends Woman's Graduation Decades After Rescuing Her As a Girl

May 20, 2016
Retired Det. Peter Getz was one of many who rescued a young girl from a Washington Street fire in 1998. More here.

New Connecticut Law Prompts Agency to End Voluntary Use of Body-Worn Cameras

January 4, 2016
New, more restrictive, costly state policy effective Friday prompted the Berlin (CT) Police Department to stop voluntary use of body cameras, worn by officers to record dealings with the public.

Connecticut State Trooper Caring for 2 Young Deer

November 30, 2015
A Connecticut state trooper has been caring for two fawns since their mother was killed.

Connecticut City Called Model for Police-Minority Relations

November 17, 2015
New Haven, CT, is a model for the nation in improving relations between law enforcement and minority communities that have frayed following highly publicized violence by police, FBI Director James Comey said Monday.

Bans on 'Assault Weapons' in New York and Connecticut Upheld

October 20, 2015
A federal appeals court on Monday upheld strict statewide bans on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines that were passed in New York and Connecticut after the 2012 mass murders at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Relatives of Gruesomely Murdered Connecticut Family Want State's Death Penalty Reinstated

August 17, 2015
Now, the families of the Cheshire, Conn., murder victims are upset with a recent state supreme court ruling sparing Hayes’ and Komisarjevsky’s lives.

Connecticut Governor Signs Bill to Promote Police Disclosure of Arrest Information

July 10, 2015
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a bill to bring arrest details to light as part of the state's sunshine law ensuring public access to government records and proceedings.

Connecticut Officer on Patrol Stops, Fixes Child's Bike

April 23, 2015
Officer Cody Remy was on patrol in Trumbull Gardens on Saturday when city officials said he stopped to help a child, whose bicycle was broken. The kind gesture was caught on camera and sent out to local media.

Mistaken For Fugitive, Man Sues Connecticut Police

April 6, 2015
Santos spent three weeks in jail awaiting extradition to Connecticut before the mistake was discovered. Now, the Bronx man is charging in a federal lawsuit that Enfield, Conn., police violated his civil rights.

Shots Fired: Westbrook, Connecticut 04-08-2013

January 13, 2015

The Impala's driver side window shattered. Bullets slammed into the car's cockpit. And Det. Wisner felt a searing pain in his left shoulder. There would be no foot pursuit.

Video: Man Charged in Attack on Officers at Connecticut Naval Base

November 14, 2014
The man accused of "swinging a knife" and assaulting officers at the Groton submarine base in Connecticut Thursday evening will remain in federal custody until a detention hearing scheduled for noon Wednesday.

Man Charged in Attack on Officers at Connecticut Naval Base

November 14, 2014
The man accused of "swinging a knife" and assaulting officers at the Groton submarine base in Connecticut Thursday evening will remain in federal custody until a detention hearing scheduled for noon Wednesday. More Here.

Video: Prisoner Gets Loose, Conn. State Police Car Wrecks

September 7, 2014
A Connecticut State Trooper was transporting a prisoner when the man escaped his cuffs and allegedly caused the patrol car to wreck on a busy highway.

Prisoner Gets Loose, Connecticut State Police Car Wrecks

September 7, 2014
A Connecticut state trooper was transporting prisoner Chad L. Nadeau, 24, of Andover, to the Hartford Correctional Center in the passenger seat of the State Police cruiser Friday when the prisoner freed himself from his handcuffs, assaulted the state trooper driving the car, and forced the vehicle to crash, State Police said. Read More Here.

Truck Kills Connecticut Police K-9

July 21, 2014
An Orange (Conn.) PD police service dog was killed when a truck hit him Saturday morning while responding to a call for service.
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