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On Officer Elliott’s Beat, “Nobody Smacks Butts”

by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 24, 2014 3:12 pm | Comments (7)

Thomas MacMillan Photo At 10:40 a.m., Officer Jeremie Elliott warned a class of teenage boys that touching a girl’s butt can be a felony. An hour later, he talked to girls about sexting and child pornography. Between classes, he reminded a boy that he shouldn’t be walking down the hall with his arm draped over female classmate.

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The Rookies Catch On

by Paul Bass | Mar 7, 2014 3:33 pm

Paul Bass Photo Michael, a wanted man carrying a loaded stolen gun, got to meet six of his new Dwight neighbors at once, in a back alley. Unfortunately for him, they were six rookie cops.

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Atrapó Un Presunto Asesino

by Paul Bass | Feb 21, 2014 5:00 pm | Comments (2)

Paul Bass Photo Caitlin Zerella knew that parked car looked fishy. She didn’t know a suspected double-murderer was behind the wheel, a fugitive who’d been hiding in plain sight.

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They Smelled Trouble

by Paul Bass | Jan 17, 2014 4:44 pm | Comments (10)

Paul Bass Photo It was shaping up as a quiet, frigid night on the beat for Officers Michael Haines and Brendan Borer. Then they caught a whiff of some aromatic fumes issuing from a parked Honda Accord.

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Eugene Kenny’s Glock Turns Up, Loaded

by Paul Bass | Jan 10, 2014 5:16 pm | Comments (5)

Paul Bass Photo Ten guns disappeared from a late NRA instructor’s safe. A year later, one of those guns reemerged inside the sleeve of a sweatshirted man running down a downtown alley away from Tom Glynn and Matt Williams.

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They Take “Broken Windows” Seriously

by Cora Lewis | Dec 20, 2013 3:22 pm | Comments (4)

Three young men sat in a Chevy Malibu parked illegally outside an abandoned house. One made a cell phone call.

“Can you get your fucking ass down here?” he said into the phone. “These fucking cops are fucking harassing us.”
CORA LEWIS PHOTO

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Cops Make A Delivery Call

by Paul Bass | Dec 17, 2013 10:03 pm | Comments (2)

One moment Michael Fumiatti was chasing a quad driver who tried to run him down Tuesday evening—then moments later found himself helping bring a baby boy into the world.

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2 Female Cops Break The Brass Ceiling

by Paul Bass | Dec 3, 2013 5:19 pm | Comments (1)

Paul Bass Photo A 5-year-old girl in Fair Haven called 911 to report that her father was drunk and abusive. She would make more such calls in years to come—and get to know and admire New Haven’s cops.

Twenty-six years later, that girl has grown into one of the city’s fastest-rising cops herself, one of two who will make history this week. On the job she has found herself talking to a new generation of children with abusive fathers.

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For Przybylski, Closing Time Is Prime Time

by Paul Bass | Sep 20, 2013 11:04 am | Comments (11)

Paul Bass Photo Ryan Przybylski figured he’d be breaking up a fight among drunks when the bars let out. He didn’t anticipate a gunshot going off right behind his head.

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“Salt & Pepper” Knew Who Was Who

by Thomas MacMillan | Aug 23, 2013 2:41 pm | Comments (4)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Rookies Elizabeth White and Allyn Wright arrived first at the scene of an attempted pizzeria robbery. When other cops arrived moments later, the duo told them to keep moving to Rock Creek Road. White and Wright had already figured out who did the crime—and where to find him.

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