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Connecticut Officer, K-9 Injured in Vehicle Collision

An officer and a K-9 with the Bridgeport (CT) Police Department when a civilian driver collided with the squad car they were occupying on Sunday night.

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Connecticut Officer Corrals Loose Horse Roaming the Streets

An officer with the North Haven (CT) Police Department managed to take into custody a small horse that was roaming the streets of the city not far from Long Island Sound and returned the animal to its owner.

Connecticut Officer's Rapid Action Prevents Death of Suicidal Subject

An officer with the Hartford (CT) Police Department used his quick reflexes to grab a suicidal subject who was about to jump from a freeway overpass.

Off-Duty Connecticut Officer Saves Elderly Woman from House Fire

An off-duty officer with the Hamden (CT) Police Department is being hailed for rushing to the scene of a house fire and rescuing a 95-year-old woman inside.

Connecticut Marine Unit Rescues Kayaker Who Capsized

Officers with the marine unit for the Darien (CT) Police Department raced to the rescue of a young man whose kayak had capsized.

Police Thwart 3 Separate but Unrelated Mass Shooting Plots in 2 Days

Police in Connecticut, Florida, and Ohio arrested three men in the span of two days, potentially preventing three separate but unrelated mass shooting plots.

Connecticut K-9 Dies in Retirement

A K-9 with the West Hartford Police Department has died from complications from lymphoma that forced him into retirement in January of 2018.

Connecticut Police Shoot, Wound Knife-Wielding Man

An officer with the Danbury (CT) Police Department was forced to draw his service weapon and shoot a man wielding two large knives on Wednesday morning, wounding him.

CT Department Says Fugitive Will Turn Himself in if Wanted Poster Gets Enough "Likes" on Facebook

The Torrington (CT) Police Department said on Facebook that a man wanted on warrants for failing to appear in court on charges that range from breach of peace to risk of injury to a child has made a deal with the agency if his wanted poster on Facebook gets 15,000 "likes."

Connecticut Officer Saves Couple from Burning Home

An officer with the Shelton (CT) Police Department has been credited with saving the lives of a couple whose home suffered extensive damage from an early-morning fire.