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Connecticut Cops Expand Training To Stop Bleeding

The scene was ghastly when state troopers arrived at an eastern Connecticut home last November: A woman had severely wounded her arms on a table saw in a suicide attempt and was bleedingprofusely.

19 hours ago

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Report: Police Get Free Military Equipment

A group of Connecticut newspapers reports that nearly two dozen police departments in southwestern Connecticut have an inventory of M-16 assault rifles, utility trucks, Commando armored cars, a mine-resistant vehicle, an armored truck and a Huey helicopter.

09/01/2014

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Hartford Police Take in More Guns

(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut) –  12  firearms were turned in during Hartford’s latest gun buy back Saturday.It was this summer’s second buy back in the city. 3 pistols, 6 revolvers ,2  shotguns and a rifle were exchanged […]

08/24/2014

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Connecticut Man Fatally Shot; Suspects Flee In Car

Police are investigating a shooting in Bridgeport that left a 21-year-old man dead.

08/10/2014

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Police Officer Arrested On Shoplifting Charge

A Hartford police officer suspended last week for an investigation of criminal allegations now faces criminal charges.

08/05/2014

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New Authority For Mashantucket Pequot Police

The police department for the tribe that owns and operates Foxwoods Resort Casino has gained new authority under an agreement signed with the state of Connecticut.

08/01/2014

Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio, New London (Courtesy City of New London website)

New London Mayor Suspends Police Chief

New London’s mayor has suspended the police chief, a day after she filed an injunction seeking to block him from interfering with her job.

08/01/2014

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Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Robbery Attempt

A Waterbury man has been charged with attempted murder after shooting a store clerk during an attempted robbery at a Bucks Hill convenience store Sunday morning.

07/21/2014

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Hartford Woman Unlawfully Practice As Practical Nurse

A Hartford woman is under arrested, charged with unlawfully practicing nursing and forgery.

07/11/2014

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Minority Drivers Stopped More Often By Police In Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ New data show that Connecticut police pull over black and Hispanic drivers at disproportionate rates when compared with population numbers, but state officials caution the reasons aren’t clear. Police officers statewide […]

06/29/2014

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