by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 30, 2015 8:45 am | Comments (7)
Some 200 people filled City Hall Thursday night to demand that a new police civilian review board have the power not just to review the actions of allegedly brutal cops, but also to subpoena them to testify.
by Alison Leigh Cowan | Jan 28, 2015 11:58 am | Comments (3)
He talked his way out of a prison term, testifying for the prosecution and telling the judge an all-too human impulse to please his wife led him astray. Now Brian Foley’s words are making it hard for that wife, Lisa Wilson-Foley, to avoid going to prison for her role in the botched scheme the couple embarked on with ex-Gov. John G. Rowland.
by Staff | Jan 27, 2015 3:40 pm | Comments (55)
The Yale cop who pulled a gun on an African-American undergraduate and forced him to the ground—because he allegedly matched the description of a burglar who was later caught—is African-American himself.
by Paul Bass | Jan 26, 2015 1:27 pm | Comments (1)
The cops don’t routinely seek to obtain cell-phone records in a murder investigation. After the murder of Christian Garcia inside Brendan Towers, it seemed like a good idea.
by Staff | Jan 23, 2015 12:39 am
by Paul Bass | Jan 22, 2015 3:03 pm | Comments (18)
Police brass Thursday temporarily removed a rookie cop from her beat pending an investigation into whether she violated a department rule against “consort[ing] with hoodlums, criminals or other unsavory characters.”
by Staff | Jan 21, 2015 1:08 pm
The police are asking anyone interested in starting a block watch to let them know, so they can help.
by Paul Bass | Jan 20, 2015 3:06 pm | Comments (23)
Police previously investigated and warned a rookie cop months before a suspected dealer was caught allegedly using her car to transport drugs.
The rookie cop is now the subject of a police internal affairs investigation related to an arrest that took place in the Annex late Saturday night.
by Paul Bass | Jan 20, 2015 12:07 pm | Comments (18)
Demonstrators invoked the memory of civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King to denounce gentrification and police profiling at a rally on the Green.
by Paul Bass | Jan 18, 2015 4:29 pm | Comments (15)
Police launched an internal affairs investigation Sunday into why an alleged drug dealer arrested overnight was driving a car owned by a rookie policewoman, and how officers handled the arrest.
The arrest took place overnight. It involved a significant amount of drugs.