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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.

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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.

Connecticut Department Still Reeling from First Fatal OIS in 20 Years

Until late last month, the Danbury (CT) Police Department had not had a fatal officer-involved shooting in two decades. Then, on December 29, an officer shot and killed a knife-wielding man and critically wounded the man's mother.

Connecticut Man Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting had Criminal Past

In 2010, Paul Arbitelle was found guilty of interfering with an officer, had a DUI in 2009, and had been charged with assaulting a public safety officer in 2012 and in 2016.

Connecticut Police Shoot, Kill Knife-Wielding Man Reportedly Attacking Officer

An officer with the Danbury (CT) Police Department reportedly shot and killed a man who was lunging at him with a knife in his hand. A woman in the apartment where the incident took place was also wounded. She is reportedly related to the knife-wielding subject.

University Police at Connecticut Campus Reforming Policies for Investigating Sexual Assault Allegations

Among the changes will be the addition of mandatory two-hour sexual harassment prevention training as well as training for several police officers on strategies for working with sexual violence victims. There will also be several changes to policies and procedures related to disciplinary matters.