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Windsor Locks Police Commission meets Wednesday, March 12, 2014. (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Windsor Locks Police Commission Appeals Board Decision To Rehire Koistinen

In a swift move Wednesday night, the Windsor Locks Police Commission stood by its initial decision regarding Robert Koistinen.

03/12/2014

Robert Koistinen testifies at his trial. Image from pool video feed.

Jury Clears Ex-Windsor Locks Sergeant On Hindering Prosecution Charge

A former Windsor Locks Police sergeant Robert Koistinen accused of hindering a manslaughter investigation that targeted his son.

10/10/2012

Robert Koistinen testifies at his trial. Image from pool video feed.

Former Sergeant Testifies In Own Defense In Trial Tied To Deadly Crash

As part of his defense, a former Windsor Locks Police Sergeant today testified about his actions, when he responded to a crash in which his son struck and killed a teenage bicyclist.

10/05/2012

Raymond Hassett, Michael Koistinen (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant/Pool)

Robert Koistinen Trial Begins Today

A former Windsor Locks police sergeant is going on trial for allegedly hindering an investigation of his son in connection with a car accident that killed a 15-year-old boy in 2010.

10/01/2012

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Ex-officer Pleads No Contest In Deadly Crash

A former Windsor Locks police officer has pleaded no contest to second-degree manslaughter and will serve five years in prison for an off-duty accident in 2010 that killed a teenager who was riding his bicycle.

06/12/2012

File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dead Teen’s Family Settles Suit For $420K

The family of a Windsor Locks teenager killed in a car accident last year reportedly has settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $420,000 against a former police officer and a former tavern owner.

10/18/2011

File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dead Teen’s Family Settles Suit Against Ex-Cop

The family of a Connecticut teenager killed in a car accident has settled a wrongful death lawsuit against a former police officer and the owner of a tavern where authorities say the ex-officer drank alcohol before the crash.

10/07/2011

Windsor Locks Cop Pleads Not Guilty in Fatal Crash

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut police officer pleaded not guilty Tuesday to manslaughter and other charges in the death of a 15-year-old boy who was riding his bike home from a friend’s house when […]

11/23/2010

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