Bridgeport Police

Bridgeport Police Department Body Camera Arrest
Bridgeport Police Department

The police department in Bridgeport, Connecticut, said it’s launching an internal investigation of all officers involved in an arrest where a policeman held a larceny suspect in a chokehold. Body camera footage of the incident includes audio that may be sensitive for some listeners.

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Members of the police union in Bridgeport, Connecticut, have voted “no confidence” in the city’s first Latina chief — 54% of union members in attendance Wednesday voted against Acting Chief Rebeca Garcia.

Bridgeport Police Chief Armando "A.J." Perez leaves the Brien McMahon Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse out a back door on Thursday in Bridgeport, Conn. Perez was arrested Thursday on federal charges that he rigged the police chief hiring process.
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A federal judge has agreed to extend sentencing to April for former Bridgeport police chief A.J. Perez, who pled guilty in a fraud case last year. The judge also extended sentencing for the city's former personnel David Dunn, who also pled guilty in the same case.

Perez also wants a court to make sure his guilty plea in a federal fraud case doesn’t affect his pension.

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

State Sen. Marilyn Moore, a former candidate for Bridgeport mayor
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A state lawmaker in Connecticut’s largest city wants an investigation into the death of a man killed at a former strip club run by a city council member.