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Stamford Advocate Police News

Do you know these men? Stamford police look to ID men suspected of catalytic converter thefts
12/08/2021

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying people of interest in ongoing thefts of catalytic converters on the city’s East Side.

Stamford man charged with manslaughter in road rage death. At his court hearing, his siblings were arrested too.
12/08/2021

A Stamford man was charged with manslaughter, less than a month after a 71-year-old man died from injuries he allegedly suffered in a road rage encounter with him.

Stamford, Norwalk teens plead guilty to Greenwich home burglary
12/08/2021

Two teens pleaded guilty on Wednesday to reduced burglary charges tied to a Greenwich home break-in from 2019.

Norwalk man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting two young sisters: ‘I will accept responsibility’
12/07/2021

A 42-year-old Norwalk man charged with sexually assaulting two girls under the age of 12 pleaded guilty, despite a moment of hesitation before accepting culpability.

Student brought ‘suspicious object’ to Stamford school, officials say
12/07/2021

Rogers International School in Stamford was sent into a shelter in place after officials say a student brought a “suspicious object” into the building on Tuesday.

Norwalk man considers plea offer with 15-year prison term for charges of sexual assault of two young girls
11/29/2021

The man is accused of assaulting two girls under the age of 12, and he would be deported if he pleads guilty in the case.

Stamford Advocate Local News

Do you know these men? Stamford police look to ID men suspected of catalytic converter thefts
12/08/2021

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying people of interest in ongoing thefts of catalytic converters on the city’s East Side.

After ‘challenging’ year, new Stamford school board aims to ‘disagree ... agreeably’
12/08/2021

Members spoke about improving board relations after a tumultuous year, that included an outside law firm investigating alleged bullying from members.

Stamford man charged with manslaughter in road rage death. At his court hearing, his siblings were arrested too.
12/08/2021

A Stamford man was charged with manslaughter, less than a month after a 71-year-old man died from injuries he allegedly suffered in a road rage encounter with him.

Stamford, Norwalk teens plead guilty to Greenwich home burglary
12/08/2021

Two teens pleaded guilty on Wednesday to reduced burglary charges tied to a Greenwich home break-in from 2019.

In photos: Stamford’s Harbor Point lights Christmas tree for the holiday season
12/08/2021

Building and Land Technology hosted the 11th annual Harbor Point Christmas Tree Lighting on Harbor Point Road in Stamford.

Heir to Darien family’s Swisher cigar fortune can leave $184M to charity, Supreme Court rules
12/08/2021

A Connecticut Supreme Court ruling this week will allow the funding of a charitable trust established by one of the heirs to the Ziegler family fortune.

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New research on vision and emotional regulation for effective performance
12/09/2021

Intentionally driving the visual processes – choosing what to look at and when – could benefit information processing and decision-making for police officers

Interrogation tactics to snag porch pirates
12/08/2021

An estimated 210 million packages were stolen from Americans’ homes over the past 12 months in the U.S. – follow these steps to snag a porch pirate's confession

Man should be executed for killing Orlando cop, jury says
12/08/2021

The same jury convicted the man of murder last month in the fatal 2017 shooting of Lt. Debra Clayton

Opening statements begin in trial of ex-cop who shot Daunte Wright
12/08/2021

The defense claims former officer Kim Potter made a mistake when she grabbed the wrong weapon and shot Wright

CARFAX FOR POLICE ANNOUNCES $5,000 CONTRIBUTION TO THE UNITED STATES POLICE CANINE ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION
12/08/2021

Contribution Kicks Off Fundraising Efforts for the Retired K-9 Assistance Fund

'It’s like 'Purge'': L.A. police union head warns tourists away from city
12/08/2021

LAPD Chief Michel Moore disagreed, saying robberies are still down 13% compared to 2019

Public Safety Labor News

Budget Discussions Do Not Equal Negotiations
09/01/2020

In late 2012, the City of Portland, Oregon began its budget process for the 2013-14 fiscal year anticipating a shortfall. The City asked the Fire Bureau to develop its budget using a modified zero-based budget approach, requesting up to 90 percent of current appropriation levels with prioritized add

Labor Board Refuses To Sever Detectives From Sworn Unit
09/01/2020

On October 4, 2019, the St. Petersburg Police Officers’ Association, Inc. (POA) filed a petition seeking to represent a bargaining unit consisting of police detectives employed by the City of St. Petersburg, Florida. The detectives are currently represented by the Sun Coast Police Benevolent Associa

Court Upholds Arbitrator’s Opinion On Fire Union Meetings
09/01/2020

Firefighters for the Dracut Fire Department in Massachusetts are represented by IAFF Local 2586. Local 2586 holds meetings on a monthly basis. By necessity, these meetings are scheduled during a shift. Prior to 1986, union meetings were held off-site, at bars or in restaurants.In 1986, the parties a

Court Rejects Lawsuit From Deputy Shot By Reserve
09/01/2020

On April 5, 2016, Casey Huepenbecker and Marcus Newell were receiving firearms training at a range operated by the City of Napoleon, Ohio. During a break, Huepenbecker asked for, and received, permission to clean his weapon. Shortly after cleaning the gun, he set it on a picnic table near where othe

ADA Does Not Require Light Duty For Oft-Injured Officer
09/01/2020

Kristal Scott suffered multiple injuries during the time that she was employed as a Detroit police officer. In 2011, she fell down the stairs while on duty responding to a call. On July 13, 2012, during job-required scooter training, she crashed her scooter into a metal barricade at low speed when a

The ‘Not A Sharp Operator’ Defense
09/01/2020

In May 2012 Valent Maxwell, a police officer for the City of Klawock, Alaska, accepted a law enforcement job in Fairview, Montana. He left some belongings in his city-owned apartment in Klawock, sold some, and moved or shipped the rest to Montana. Shortly after starting the new job, however, he quit

Do you know these men? Stamford police look to ID men suspected of catalytic converter thefts
12/08/2021

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying people of interest in ongoing thefts of catalytic converters on the city’s East Side.

After ‘challenging’ year, new Stamford school board aims to ‘disagree ... agreeably’
12/08/2021

Members spoke about improving board relations after a tumultuous year, that included an outside law firm investigating alleged bullying from members.

Stamford man charged with manslaughter in road rage death. At his court hearing, his siblings were arrested too.
12/08/2021

A Stamford man was charged with manslaughter, less than a month after a 71-year-old man died from injuries he allegedly suffered in a road rage encounter with him.