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Friday Jul 8 | via The Hartford Courant
The morning after the Dallas shooting, the Bridgeport Police Department ordered at least two officers on every call. Armando Perez, Bridgeport's Chief of Police, and Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim addressed safety and support initiatives. Comment?
Friday Jul 1 | via The Hartford Courant
Two women who already face charges in connection with a shooting April 6 in Mansfield were charged Friday with witness tampering and lying to police. The charges arose out of the immediate aftermath of the shooting at 137 Spring Hill Road in Mansfield. Comment?
Jun 22, 2016 | via The Hartford Courant
A man who police said broke into his ex-girlfriend's home, punched her and forced her into his car at knifepoint faces home invasion and other charges. Christopher Fitton, 30, of Main Street in the Danielson section of Killingly also was charged with third-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief, third-degree assault and second-degree unlawful restraint. Comment?
Jun 20, 2016 | via The Hartford Courant
Through his death in a gun battle with police, the Orlando nightclub gunman deprived his victims' families of the chance for a trial that could have helped to channel grief, offer a sense of justice or provide answers for the bloodshed. But some touched by other mass shootings in which the killers have died say they are grateful to be spared the extended, emotionally grueling legal proceedings of the kind that have added to publicity for killers like the Aurora, Colorado, theater shooter. Comment?
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