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Connecticut Police Officer Fired Over "Trigger Happy" Comment

The department said in a Facebook post that Officer Stephen Barone was fired "after the completion of internal investigations and a formal hearing process regarding charges related to his interaction with a group of people in August 2018 and his supervision of a traffic incident in July 2018."

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Four Bystanders Tried to Keep Severely Beaten Connecticut Officer Alive

According to information released by the South Windsor (CT) Police Department, four people—a sheriff's deputy and two nurses—were alternating performing chest compressions while another man forced air into Sergeant Matthew Mainieri's body.

Connecticut Officer Dies of Injuries Sustained While Trying to Break Up Off-Duty Fight

Sergeant Matthew Mainieri of the South Windsor (CT) Police Department has died from injuries sustained in an off-duty incident while trying to break up a fight.

Connecticut Police Detonate "Pressure Cooker" Device Found Near Elementary School

Officers with the Meriden (CT) Police Department were called to investigate a reported suspicious package not far from Israel Putnam Elementary School in Meriden Thursday morning. They discovered what they called a "pressure cooker type device" and initiated a "shelter-in-place" until the bomb squad could detonate the device.

Connecticut Police Make Arrest in Connection With Mass Overdose Case

More than three dozen individuals appeared to have overdosed on the New Haven Green in Connecticut on Wednesday.

East Haven (CT) Police Department

Sgt. Brochu has led the charge to launch the East Haven Police Athletic League in his community. This program recently launched its first athletic offerings, at a discounted rate, for children within the community. 

Connecticut Officer Critically Wounded in Stabbing Attack

“Unfortunately, a struggle ensued,” Foley said. “At this point, we believe the suspect produced a knife, grabbed the officer in a headlock, and stabbed her in the throat, likely multiple times.”

9 Officers Injured in Connecticut SWAT Standoff, Explosion

At least 9 officers were injured Wednesday night when a barn exploded behind a house where police were negotiating with a man after a violent domestic incident in North Haven, CT.

Police Handled Response to Sandy Hook School Shooting Effectively, Report Says

A long-awaited report on law enforcement response to the 2012 school massacre in Newtown, CT, concludes state police handled the response effectively, but it recommends improvements to protecting crime scene integrity, dealing with victims' families and other issues.

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Video: 2 CT Officers Shot, Recovering After Standoff with Suspect

For five hours, officers attempted to negotiate with a man who they said shot his wife and two New Haven, CT, police officers.