Police Accountability


New Haven’s police chief has opened an internal investigation after officers were seen in a video punching a Black man during an arrest.

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Authorities say a 20-year veteran Bridgeport, Connecticut, police officer has been fired for using excessive force during an arrest last year.

Nassau County Police officers walk alongside protesters participating in a Black Lives Matter march through a residential neighborhood calling for racial justice, Monday, July 13, 2020, in Valley Stream, N.Y.
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Police drafted their own reform plan. So the people are drafting theirs. It will be up to lawmakers to decide which of the two very different versions of policing Nassau County residents will have.

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An end to broad protections for police officers against lawsuits will not hike insurance rates for towns or police departments in Connecticut, according to a report by the Insurance Law Center at University of Connecticut.

Lamont Taps 11 Police Watchdogs For State Council

Jan 15, 2021
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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has announced new members of a state board that now has the power to revoke police credentials, in addition to training and overseeing officers.