Indianapolis public safety director target of much attention

INDIANAPOLIS, IN &#8211 Public Safety Director Frank Straub has four academic degrees on the wall of his second-floor office in the City-County Building, a picture of himself with former President Bill Clinton behind his desk and an Indianapolis Colts hat on a shelf. But the most fitting memento probably is a white IFD firefighter’s helmet […]

New Haven police chief empties offices, but status is unknown

NEW HAVEN, CT &#8211 The police union’s president called on the mayor to establish whether the chief is leaving New Haven for good after clearing out his office and heading to Chicago for an extended break, while a mayoral candidate went further. Those were the latest developments as rumors swirled around town about another pending […]

Police Union: Let 65-Year-Old Officer Work

BRISTOL, CT &#8211 After a popular police officer was forced into retirement earlier this month, the union’s regional office is calling on city leaders to reconsider. Jerry Pare was told he was out of a job Oct. 8, the day after he turned 65. City police officers and some city council members say that seems […]