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FILE PHOTO Connecticut State Police cruisers.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

States Attorney: Deadly Shooting By Police Was Justified

A prosecutor has determined that a Connecticut state police detective injured in a shootout in Westbrook last year was justified in killing the 24-year-old man who shot him.

12/18/2014

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Appropriate Use Of Force Found In Norwich Shooting

Norwich police used appropriate force in last year’s fatal shooting of a man who authorities said had pointed a weapon at officers during a standoff, a state prosecutor said Tuesday.

04/15/2014

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Not Guilty Pleas for Alleged Cop Shooter

DANIELSON, Conn. (AP) _ A public defender has entered not guilty pleas on behalf of a Willimantic man charged with shooting a police officer inside a home where the suspect’s father was found dead. The […]

07/26/2013

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Police: Willimantic Father Was Killed Four Months Ago

State Police say a Willimantic man who is charged with shooting a Willimantic police officer had killed his father last winter.

06/26/2013

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Suspect Shot by Cromwell Police Officer

A 21 year old Cromwell man  is in stable condition and under State Police Guard at Hartford Hospital after he was shot by Cromwell Police Officer just after 4 o’clock Wednesday morning.Police received a report […]

06/12/2013

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