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Cossette

After his sentencing, former Meriden Police Officer Evan Cossette quickly walked out of New Haven Federal Court and got into a waiting car, sitting in the front passenger seat. Photo by WTICs Matt Dwyer.

14 Month Sentence In Meriden Police Case

A former Meriden policeman has been sentenced to 14 months in prison.

09/23/2013

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Sentencing Monday In Excessive Police Force Case

A former Meriden police officer convicted of using unreasonable force against a handcuffed man says he doesn’t deserve prison for a split second decision to push the man.

09/20/2013

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Jury Selection Continues In Trial Of Chief’s Son

The prosecution and defense in the brutality trial of a Meriden police officer are set to continue picking jurors.

05/12/2013

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Meriden Cop Accused Of Brutality On Administrative Duty

A Meriden police officer who is the chief’s son has been placed on administrative duty pending investigations in allegations of brutality and favoritism in the department.

04/20/2011

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FBI Joins Meriden Police Probe

The FBI has taken over the investigation into allegations that a Meriden police officer who is the chief’s son was treated favorably by an internal review board investigating a brutality complaint.

04/15/2011

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