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Bridgeport Police Captains Focus Legal Efforts On Opposing Acting Chief Appointment

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Three police captains in Bridgeport, Connecticut, have dropped a retaliation claim against the city police department.

The captains are suing over the appointment of Rebeca Garcia as Bridgeport’s acting police chief. Garcia took over when former chief A.J. Perez was charged with fraud in a scheme to rig his own hiring process.

The captains then filed a separate injunction saying the department retaliated against them by transferring them to other positions.

An attorney for the captains told Hearst Connecticut Media that he dropped the temporary injunction to focus on the original lawsuit.

Davis Dunavin loves telling stories, whether on the radio or around the campfire. He started in Missouri and ended up in Connecticut, which, he'd like to point out, is the same geographic trajectory taken by Mark Twain.