Bridgeport Police Officers to Surprise Grocery Shoppers and Unsuspecting Drivers with Thanksgiving Fare

Bridgeport Police Officers to Surprise Grocery Shoppers and Unsuspecting Drivers with Thanksgiving Fare

“TURKEYS INSTEAD OF TICKETS” from Dalmarys Matos, (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Nov. 14, 2018) — WHO:             Bridgeport Police Department and members of the community. WHAT:          Bridgeport Police and School Resource Officers will surprise grocery shoppers and unsuspecting drivers with Thanksgiving fare by purchasing their groceries and handing out turkeys instead of tickets.  The Bridgeport Police Department […]

Bridgeport Police Dog Rescues Missing Child

Bridgeport Police Dog Rescues Missing Child

ZEUS THE POLICE DOG TRACKS 9-YEAR-OLD SPECIAL NEEDS BOY from Delmarys Matos, (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Jul. 17, 2017) — Bridgeport, CT – The Bridgeport Police Department is praising a valued member of the force who rescued a missing child.  Officer Ryan Mullenax led by his partner Zeus, a proud member of the Bridgeport Police K9 Unit, […]

When Does Federal Law “Trump” State Law?

When Does Federal Law “Trump” State Law?

OR DOES IT? by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 25, 2017) — At approximately 10:15 AM EST on Friday, this writer received a text notification of an Amber Alert for a six-year-old child at the other end of the state, in Bridgeport, CT.  Within the next half-hour, a second message was received stating that the Amber Alert […]

Bridgeport Police Join U.S. Marshals, Hartford Police and Los Angeles Police in Apprehending California Cold Case Murder Suspect in Bridgeport

Bridgeport Police Join U.S. Marshals, Hartford Police and Los Angeles Police in Apprehending California Cold Case Murder Suspect in Bridgeport

FUGITIVE FROM CALIFORNIA WANTED FOR MURDER DATING BACK TO 2000, SEARCH WARRANTS EXECUTED THIS MORNING ON ROOMING HOUSE ON POPLAR STREET from City of Bridgeport Director of Communications Av Harris, (203) 814-7992, av.harris@bridgeportct.gov (Sep. 29, 2016) — Bridgeport – Early this morning Bridgeport Police joined colleagues from the US Marshals Violent Crime Fugitive Task Force […]

Bridgeport Police Academy to Graduate Class of 31 New Officers

Bridgeport Police Academy to Graduate Class of 31 New Officers

37th POLICE ACADEMY RECRUIT CLASS AMONG MOST DIVERSE IN BRIDGEPORT HISTORY, INCLUDES 29 BRIDGEPORT RESIDENTS AND NINE WOMEN from Av Harris, Director of Communications, (203) 814-7992, av.harris@bridgeportct.gov  (Sep. 15, 2016) — Mayor Joe Ganim, Bridgeport Police Chief AJ Perez, Bridgeport City Council members, Bridgeport Police Officials, other dignitaries WHAT:          Mayor Ganim to join Bridgeport Police Chief AJ […]

Bridgeport Police Statement on Recent Gun Violence and Shooting Incidents

Bridgeport Police Statement on Recent Gun Violence and Shooting Incidents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from City of Bridgeport Director of Communications Av Harris, av.harris@bridgeportct.gov (Aug. 30, 2016) — Bridgeport – Bridgeport Police Chief Armando “AJ” Perez issued the following statement on the recent increase in shooting incidents and shooting victims in the city. “As Chief of Police, I am very concerned about the recent spike in […]

Bridgeport Police Statement on Officer Involved Shooting August 7, 2016

Bridgeport Police Statement on Officer Involved Shooting August 7, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Av Harris, Director of Communications, City of Bridgeport, av.harris@bridgeportct.gov (Aug. 8, 2016) — Bridgeport – Bridgeport Police Chief Armando “AJ” Perez issued the following statement on the officer-involved shooting that took place yesterday, August 7, 2016 in which a Bridgeport Police Officer discharged a weapon, injuring a civilian. “The Bridgeport Police […]

Joint Action by Bridgeport and CT State Police Disrupts Illegal Prescription Drug Ring, Seizes Numerous Weapons

Joint Action by Bridgeport and CT State Police Disrupts Illegal Prescription Drug Ring, Seizes Numerous Weapons

EARLY MORNING RAID RESULTS IN ONE ARREST, SEIZURE OF SEMI-AUTOMATIC WEAPONS, LARGE QUANTITIES OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, CASH Press Release from Av Harris, av.harris@bridgeportct.gov (Jul. 14, 2016) — BRIDGEPORT, CT– Police Chief Armando “AJ” Perez today announced the results of a joint operation with the Connecticut State Police Statewide Narcotics Task Force that has resulted in […]