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

Windsor Locks Votes On Koistinen Payment

Windsor Locks voters are today deciding whether to give $460,000 to a town police sergeant who was acquitted of interfering with a fatal crash investigation involving his son.

03/17/2015

Windsor Locks residents debate paying a $460,000 settlement with Police Sergeant Robert Koistinen. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Windsor Locks Residents Debate Koistinen Payout

At a public meeting Thursday night at town hall, Windsor Locks residents debated whether to pay $460,000 to a town police sergeant, to get him to stop trying to return to the force.

03/05/2015

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