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Connecticut SRO Saves Teens from Being Struck by Runaway SUV

In mid-December a school resource officer with the Bridgeport (CT) Police Department performed a spectacular act of heroism by preventing a driverless SUV from crashing into students that had just been let out of school.

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Connecticut Officer Dies Suddenly Off Duty

An officer with the Bridgeport Police Department died suddenly while off duty, the agency said in an announcement.

Community Rallies to Help Connecticut Department's Toy Drive

The Clinton Police Department said on social media, "We are in desperate need of toy donations!! With just under a week to go for our collection."

Tesla on "Autopilot" Slams Into Connecticut Patrol Vehicle Alongside Road

A Tesla vehicle—equipped with what many call an "autopilot" function that takes the operation of the vehicle largely out of the hands of the individual behind the wheel—slammed into a patrol vehicle in Norwalk, CT, early Saturday morning.

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.

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.