Police

Local Cop Accused and Cleared In Ninth Brutality Investigation

by Field Law Office, LLC |Police

A local New Haven police officer has walked away from yet another brutality investigation. In what seems to either be a pattern of excessive force or a very strange coincidence, the local officer has faced numerous accusations of abuse in… Read More

Windsor Locks Sergeant Faces Charges of Hindering Prosecution

by Field Law Office, LLC |Cover-Up, Driving, Manslaughter, Police

The father and police Sergeant of an officer facing charges for an accident that killed a local teen is now facing charges himself. Following the Windsor Locks case over the past several months, we’ve seen some developments, but the Sergeant’s… Read More

Police Harassment Alleged in East Haven, CT

by Field Law Office, LLC |Harassment, Police

Hispanic and residents of the largely Italian-American town of east Haven are leaving, fleeing what they say is incessant police harassment. The United States Department of Justice has subsequently opened a civil rights investigation into some of the officers, though… Read More

Cop Fired, Bar Closed in Windsor Locks Case

by Field Law Office, LLC |Cover-Up, DUI, Manslaughter, Police

A police officer facing charges for manslaughter in the DUI death of a young bicyclist was fired by the Windsor Locks police department last week. A commission voted on Dec. 9 to fire the officer at the center of a… Read More

Windsor Locks Cop Facing Manslaughter Charges Amid Cover-up

by Field Law Office, LLC |Cover-Up, Manslaughter, Police

If you haven’t heard about this case, you haven’t been paying attention. It involves the death of a child, a suspected drunk driving cop, and a cover up—a definitely recipe for publicity. A Windsor Locks police officers is now facing… Read More

Why Police Interrogations Should be Recorded

by Field Law Office, LLC |Police

Donald S. Connery, an author and adviser to the Northwestern Law School Center on Wrongful Convictions aired his frustrations at the state supreme court and legislators this week in the Hartford Courant. The Court, he said, missed another opportunity to… Read More

Milford Police Lieutenant Suspended for Destroying Evidence

by Field Law Office, LLC |Evidence, Police

A Lieutenant for the Milford Police Department has been suspended and the city’s evidence handling procedures are being called into question after he erased several days worth of video from a server. The video was all taken from police dashboard… Read More

Connecticut Police Brutality Video Released

by Field Law Office, LLC |Criminal, Police

Officer Brian Lawlor was fired in 2005 following an incident of excessive force. He was also charged with 3rd degree assault, convicted and sentenced to one year suspended sentence (probation). The video from his police cruiser that caught the incident… Read More

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