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Four Month Sentence For Former East Haven Sergeant

A former East Haven police officer charged in an investigation of mistreatment of Latinos and others become the last of four officers sentenced in the case Wednesday, getting four months in prison for using unreasonable force during an arrest.

02/12/2014

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Meriden Policeman Indicted On Brutality, Obstruction Of Justice

A federal grand jury in Connecticut has indicted a Meriden police officer on charges of brutality and obstructing an investigation in connection with an alleged assault of a prisoner in the police department lockup in 2010.

11/14/2012

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Federal Lawsuits Filed Against Meriden Police

Two men taken into custody by Meriden police last year have filed federal lawsuits accusing Officer Evan Cossette of brutality and his father, Police Chief Jeffry Cossette, of covering up the alleged misconduct.

06/23/2011