Law enforcement

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July 31, 2019 - 4:27 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC) – The second wave of the “U DRIVE. U TEXT. U PAY” campaign is launching August 1st to remind resident to put down their phone when driving. The first part of the 2019 campaign – previously held in April – saw officers issue more than 10,000 citations to motorists violating...
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John Silva
April 01, 2019 - 12:42 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - State and local police agencies will be stepping up distracted driving enforcement this month. Armed with grant money, troopers and officers will be observing "Distracted Driving Awareness Month" in April. It's a continued effort to get drivers to put their phones down...
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Sarah DiMeo
February 10, 2019 - 3:40 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The FBI in New Haven and Yale University police are inviting teenagers to take part in a youth academy aimed at sparking interest in law enforcement careers. The fourth annual Future Law Enforcement Youth Academy is set for July 14 to 20 at Yale. The application deadline is...
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December 28, 2018 - 2:42 pm
Hartford, Conn. (WTIC) - Wells Fargo Bank will pay $575 million to resolve claims that the bank violated state consumer protection laws. The settlement outlines the violations in that Wells Fargo opened millions of unauthorized accounts and enrolled customers into online banking services without...
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Emily Archacki
August 29, 2018 - 11:30 am
FARMINGTON, Conn. (WTIC) – Connecticut State Police will be stepping up highway patrols as the summer unofficially winds down this Labor Day weekend. Police will be using both marked and unmarked vehicles beginning Friday and continuing throughout the weekend into the holiday on Monday. Troopers...
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March 19, 2018 - 3:15 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut police officer who shot and killed a man who was beating her over the head with her own stun gun was justified when she opened fire, a prosecutor said Monday in clearing the officer of criminal wrongdoing. Montville Constable Robin Salvatore shot 53-year-old Val...
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