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James Rovella

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Hartford Officer With Mistake-Filled Career Resigns

Hartford Police Officer William Smith has been with the department since graduating the Academy in 2006, but mistake after mistake led to him handing over his resignation letter Monday.


Acting Hartford Police Chief James Rovella is named as the mayor's selection to become the next regular police chief.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Acting Chief Named Hartford’s Permanent Police Chief

Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra has chosen acting chief James Rovella to be Hartford’s regular police chief.