Officer Misconduct Bill Stalls In Conference Committee

KAILUA-KONA — A measure that would have disclosed the names of officers discharged or suspended from a county police department died quietly in conference last week. House Bill 285 was not reported out of conference committee by Tuesday, missing the deadline to file the notice required for a final vote by both chambers of the […]

New Haven Grappling With Fiscal Impact Of Police Exodus From City

NEW HAVEN — The fiscal impact of blue exodus from the city has long tentacles. “Officers are working longer shifts, working doubles, being held over” because of the officer shortage, Interim Police Chief Otoniel Reyes told an aldermanic committee. “We’re forcing people to work overtime, but we’re trying to find ways to mitigate that.” Although the department’s […]