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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.

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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.

Connecticut Officer Struck by Suspected Drunk Driver Will be OK

An officer with the Norwalk (CT) Police Department suffered non-life-threatening injuries when he was struck by a vehicle operated by a suspected drunk driver.

Protests Continue After OIS Near Yale University

Protestors took to the streets of New Haven, CT, over the weekend to protest an officer-involved shooting earlier in the week that left a 22-year-old woman with non-life-threatening injuries.

Off-Duty Connecticut Officer Dies by Apparent Suicide

A 19-year veteran of the Bridgeport (CT) Police Department was found dead in his home over the weekend, and the department said it is investigating the death as an apparent suicide.

Former Chicago Officer Convicted of Murder of Teen Attacked in Prison

A former police officer with the Chicago Police Department—who was convicted in October of second-degree murder for killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014—was reportedly beaten by inmates in a Connecticut prison.

Suspected DUI Driver Charged Following Wrong-Way Collision with Connecticut Officer

James Crowther was reportedly traveling the wrong way heading eastbound in the westbound lane of a local roadway when he collided into the front end of the officer's off-duty vehicle traveling westbound.

Connecticut DUI Suspect Reportedly Drunk on Vanilla Extract

They say they detected an odor of vanilla on her breath, her speech was slurred and she was unable to answer basic questions.