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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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Former East Haven Officer Faces Sentencing

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A former East Haven police officer is facing sentencing for using unreasonable force during an arrest.

02/09/2014

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30 Months For East Haven Policeman

A former East Haven police officer has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for his conviction in a case involving abuse of police power.

01/21/2014

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No Verdict In Trial Of East Haven Police Officers

The jury did not reach a verdict on their second day of deliberations in the trial of two East Haven police officers accused of violating the constitutional rights of Hispanics.

10/18/2013

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Jury Begins Deliberations In East Haven Police Case

A Connecticut jury has begun deliberations in the trial of two East Haven police officers accused of violating the constitutional rights of Hispanics.

10/17/2013

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Defense: Bias Not Proven Against East Haven Officers

Lawyers for two East Haven police officers accused of violated the civil rights of Hispanics have told a jury that federal prosecutors didn’t prove their case.

10/16/2013

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Opinion: Republicans Finally Admitting To Voter Suppression Efforts

It is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.

11/27/2012

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Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Talk Of A War on Women Contradicted By The Elevation Of Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton is a glowing example of the heights women are reaching in the United States in recent times. She contradicts the notion thrust forth by President Obama and his political party that there is an alleged-“War on Women”.

10/24/2012

East Haven's town attorney Joseph Zullo, Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr., and Police Chief Brent Larrabee discuss a settlement of a Justice Department lawsuit that alleged discrimination and harassment of Latinos by police officers. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

East Haven, Justice Department Have Tentative Agreement On Police Discrimination Allegations

The U.S. Justice Department says it has reached a proposed agreement with East Haven to resolve allegations that police engaged in a pattern of discrimination against Latinos.

10/23/2012

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